The splice package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

A library that implements most efficient socket to socket data transfer loops for proxy servers on each operating system.

On Linux, it uses and exposes the zero-copy splice() system call:

On other operating systems, it currently falls back to a portable Haskell implementation.

Corsis Research
This work is funded by Corsis Research ( for the development of
PortFusion ]-[ayabusa (はやぶさ) (Hayabusa)
– German-Japanese joint research project for building the simplest and most concise high-performance distributed reverse / forward proxy possible (


Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.4, 0.5, 0.5.1, 0.6,, 0.6.1,
Dependencies base (>=4 && <=6), network (>=2 && <=4), unix (>=2 && <=4) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright © 2012 Cetin Sert
Author Cetin Sert <>
Maintainer Cetin Sert <>
Stability stable on Linux, experimental on other operating systems
Category Network
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Uploaded Wed Apr 11 07:28:48 UTC 2012 by CetinSert
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:, Tumbleweed:
Downloads 2483 total (36 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs uploaded by user
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