Unit Test: refentry.012

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  • iovec — data storage structure for I/O using uio

Name

iovec — data storage structure for I/O using uio.

Synopsis

#include <sys/uio.h>

Interface Level

Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).

Description

An iovec structure describes a data storage area for transfer in a uio(9S) structure. Conceptually, it may be thought of as a base address and length specification.

Structure Members

caddr_t  iov_base;  /* base address of the data storage area */
                    /* represented by the iovec structure */
int      iov_len;   /* size of the data storage area in bytes */