[Haskell-cafe] whatever happened to sendFile?
dot at dotat.at
Fri Aug 15 09:34:26 EDT 2008
On Thu, 14 Aug 2008, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> Actually, while I'm not sure how Linux does it, on the *BSDs pipes are
> actually socketpairs.
Not any more. FreeBSD replaced the socketpair implementation with a faster
one in 1996 and OpenBSD imported it soon after. NetBSD imported it in
2001 and Mac OS X in 10.4 (2005). Dragonfly BSD forked from FreeBSD after
the new pipe code was introduced.
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