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Re: Bug#457384: ITP: netsend -- a speedy filetransfer and network diagnostic program

On Saturday December 22 2007 12:16:20 Hagen Paul Pfeifer wrote:
> * Ron Johnson | 2007-12-21 21:30:08 [-0600]:
> >From reading the web page, it seems that netsend might only
> > work between Linux systems.  Am I reading it wrong?
> You are right. Netsend is optimized for linux: splice(),
> madvice(), congestion control algorithms (bic, cubic, ...),
> etc. There is currently no plan to port it for other operating
> systems, there is currently no demand.
> On the other hand it is possible (through some command line
> options) to let netsend communicate with netcat or other
> "vanilla" applications - but this isn't the main purpose of
> netsend anyway.

Then would it be helpful to specify in the long descrip that it's 
main purpose is Linux<->Linux transfers?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA  USA

"... going to war without France is like going deer hunting
without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless noisy
baggage behind."
Jed Babbin, former deputy undersecretary of defense in the first
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