splice_direct_to_actor (9) - Linux Man Pages

splice_direct_to_actor: splices data directly between two non-pipes

NAME

splice_direct_to_actor - splices data directly between two non-pipes

SYNOPSIS

ssize_t splice_direct_to_actor(struct file in, struct splice_desc sd, splice_direct_actor actor);

ARGUMENTS

in

file to splice from

sd

actor information on where to splice to

actor

handles the data splicing

DESCRIPTION

This is a special case helper to splice directly between two points, without requiring an explicit pipe. Internally an allocated pipe is cached in the process, and reused during the lifetime of that process.

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