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From: Jacob Moody <moody@mail.posixcafe.org>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] question about httpd
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2022 11:45:02 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <93331492-94b9-392d-068c-6c0ed2332f34@posixcafe.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YulbKDe9Iho4b4+V@wopr>

On 8/2/22 11:13, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 06:51:05PM +0200, sahu@mailbox.org wrote:
>>
>> And since it appears more often in the function, what do "B" (Biobuf, Bfildes, Bterm, ...) and "Q" (Qid) stand for?
>>
> 
> The B functions are buffered i/o; see the bio(2) manpage for more.
> 
> I have never heard a convincing theory explaining the selection of Q.
> 
> khm
> 

My thought has been the Q was for uniQue. But that doesn't
seem quite right.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-08-02 17:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-02 16:51 sahu
2022-08-02 16:56 ` Jacob Moody
2022-08-02 17:12 ` ori
2022-08-02 17:13 ` Kurt H Maier
2022-08-02 17:45   ` Jacob Moody [this message]
2022-08-02 18:41     ` ori
2022-08-02 19:34       ` sirjofri
2022-08-02 19:44         ` Jacob Moody
2022-08-02 19:53           ` sahu

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