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Author vstinner
Recipients YoSTEALTH, ned.deily, nitishch, njs, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2018-01-27.01:39:03
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Antoine Pitrou: "In any case, I think this would take the form of new low-level calls in the posix module, i.e. add thin wrappers around the new system / libc calls."

"new system / libc calls"... well, preadv() is available on FreeBSD since FreeBSD 6 :-) And preadv() and pwritev() first appeared in Linux 2.6.30; library support was added in glibc 2.10. It's not really something "new".

It seems like the two functions became more interesting for Python since Linux implemented the new RWF_NONBLOCK flag. aiofiles can be used to bypass its thread-pool, for better performances.
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