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Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 23:41:14 +0000
From: Árni Dagur <>
Cc: Árni Dagur <>
Subject: [PATCH] Add copy_file_range system call

This patch was based on commit 53147f9, which added splice and vmsplice.
 The function signature in the glibc manpage specifies `loff_t` instead
 of `off_t`, for both `copy_file_range` and `splice`. In musl, however, 
 the function signature for `splice` specifies `off_t`, so I did the
 same here. I'm not an experienced C programmer, so that may have been

 include/unistd.h            | 1 +
 src/linux/copy_file_range.c | 8 ++++++++
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 src/linux/copy_file_range.c

diff --git a/include/unistd.h b/include/unistd.h
index 9485da7a..00cc7042 100644
--- a/include/unistd.h
+++ b/include/unistd.h
@@ -188,6 +188,7 @@ char *get_current_dir_name(void);
 int syncfs(int);
 int euidaccess(const char *, int);
 int eaccess(const char *, int);
+ssize_t copy_file_range(int fd_in, off_t *off_in, int fd_out, off_t *off_out, size_t len, unsigned flags);
 #if defined(_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE) || defined(_GNU_SOURCE)
diff --git a/src/linux/copy_file_range.c b/src/linux/copy_file_range.c
new file mode 100644
index 00000000..34742588
--- /dev/null
+++ b/src/linux/copy_file_range.c
@@ -0,0 +1,8 @@
+#define _GNU_SOURCE
+#include <fcntl.h>
+#include "syscall.h"
+ssize_t copy_file_range(int fd_in, off_t *off_in, int fd_out, off_t *off_out, size_t len, unsigned flags)
+	return syscall(SYS_copy_file_range, fd_in, off_in, fd_out, off_out, len, flags);

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