Name

generic_file_splice_read — splice data from file to a pipe

Synopsis

ssize_t generic_file_splice_read (struct file * in,
 loff_t * ppos,
 struct pipe_inode_info * pipe,
 size_t len,
 unsigned int flags);
 

Arguments

in

file to splice from

ppos

position in in

pipe

pipe to splice to

len

number of bytes to splice

flags

splice modifier flags

Description

Will read pages from given file and fill them into a pipe. Can be used as long as it has more or less sane ->read_iter.