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Bug#465122: dd uses a lot of memory

* Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [2008-02-10 17:58]:
> It does makes sense that a larger buffer size than the default 512
> bytes (not 1 byte AFAIK) would speed it up somewhat, by saving syscall
> overhead.
> If there's a common divisor, like a block size, and it's reasonably big
> (a few K), it'd make sense to use that.

Uh, that sounds pretty complicated.  Is it worth the hassle?  How much
RAM is it using at the moment anyway?
Martin Michlmayr

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