Re: Bug#593260: ITP: bar -- Show information about a data transfer
On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Georges Khaznadar wrote:
> Bar is a simple tool to process a stream of data and print a display for
> the user on stderr showing (a) the amount of data passed, (b) the
> throughput of the data transfer, and, if the total size of the data stream
> is known, (c) estimated time remaining, percent complete, and a progress bar.
How does this differ from pv?
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