Re: #518696 ITP: parallel -- build and execute command lines from standard input in parallel]
On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:40:51AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> A lot of applications (including md5sum) would not necessarily print
> their output atomically and then you get mixed output. Either we add
> the option to findutils, or we package parallel.
It appears to me that you can get the same functionality by using xargs
with an adapted version of annotate-output(1) which is a part of
devscripts. Are there other reasons to use parallel?