[cs631apue] Question regarding BUFSIZ

mseaton mseaton at stevens.edu
Fri Oct 21 00:10:48 EDT 2016

Thank you both for the response.
On 10/20/2016 9:30 PM, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> mseaton <mseaton at stevens.edu> wrote:
>> What exactly is the meaning of BUFSIZ?
> BUFSIZ is the size of the buffer used by a number of functions, notably
> setbuf(3), for buffered I/O.  The value is system dependent as it
> ensures efficient stream I/O.
> Think of it as analogous to st_blksize for regular file I/O.
> -Jan
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