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Re: Specification vs. Implementation
Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Yes, exactly. But R5RS ports built on native ports can offer high performance.
Not as high as the primitive I/O layer.
>> Can you show me how the C library does it? I can't find it offhand.
> See the O_DIRECT option to open(2).
But this is about cache at the OS level (at least that's what the
FreeBSD man page says), not buffering at the C library level, which
deals with FILE* descriptors. What does this have to do with seeking?
Cheers =8-} Mike
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