- ssize_t __splice_from_pipe(struct pipe_inode_info * pipe, struct splice_desc * sd, splice_actor * actor);
- pipe to splice from
- information to actor
- handler that splices the data
This function does little more than loop over the pipe and call actor to do the actual moving of a single struct pipe_buffer to the desired destination. See pipe_to_file, pipe_to_sendpage, or pipe_to_user.