Documentation / filesystems / splice.rst


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splice and pipes
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splice API
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splice is a method for moving blocks of data around inside the kernel,
without continually transferring them between the kernel and user space.

.. kernel-doc:: fs/splice.c

pipes API
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Pipe interfaces are all for in-kernel (builtin image) use. They are not
exported for use by modules.

.. kernel-doc:: include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h
   :internal:

.. kernel-doc:: fs/pipe.c