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Date: 2001-10-08 (20:44)
From: Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@s...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Memory mapped values
>>>>> "Don" == Don Syme <> writes:
    Don> Would it be possible in theory for "input_value" to work by
    Don> memory-mapping the file being read, rather than by
    Don> immediately reading the file?  
[... interesting discussion skipped ....]

Perhaps, but I think that input_value is mostly useful for sequential
byte *streams* (not randomly accessed files) such as TCP/IP sockets.

I hope that input_value will still be able to work on sockets in
future versions of Ocaml.

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