[Web-SIG] Use cases for file-like objects (was Re: Bill's
comments on WSGI draft 1.4)
janssen at parc.com
Thu Sep 9 01:40:48 CEST 2004
> A pity that cpython doesn't implement sendfile as an native C method
> that is layered on top of a native OS implementation if available, or a
> generic C implementation if not. The current lack of the call means that
> people tend to implement their own sendfile in pure python, meaning that
> they end up acquiring and releasing the GIL between every chunk sent.
Is this something that should be added to the standard library
(probably as part of the socket module)?
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