[Python-Dev] Add sendfile() to core?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Jan 10 01:17:24 CET 2011

On 9 Jan, 08:09 pm, g.rodola at gmail.com wrote:
>A strong +1.
>Projects such as Twisted would certainly benefit from such an 

Eh.  There would probably be some benefits, but I don't think they would 
be very large in the majority of cases.  Also, since adding it to 2.x 
would be prohibited, it will be at least several years before Twisted 
actually benefits from its addition to the standard library.

Plus, Pavel Pergamenshchik wrapped sendfile for Twisted already many 
years ago, but no one was interested enough to actually land the change 
in trunk.

However, if it would help, I'm sure Pavel's code can be contributed to 
CPython.  If anyone would like to take a look:




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