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Date 2020-11-17.17:41:04
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> The splice() system call first appeared in Linux 2.6.17;
> library support was added to glibc in version 2.5.

There is no emulation. It's just a function which wraps the syscall:

https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=blob;f=sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/splice.c;h=fe21cf1988c48ce887a22c9e5e5f36cbd653a4c8;hb=HEAD

I understand that you need Linux kernel >= 2.6.17 *and* glibc >= 2.5.
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