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Re: RFS: throttle

On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Eduardo Ferro wrote:

I just upload a new version. I think that this version fixes all the

(I really have no say in this, I'm just curious.)

[1] explicitly mentions cstream as a bandwidth-limiting pipe already in Debian. Another program with such functionality is pv (also in Debian). What feature does throttle add? (Does the "-w window" option make it more useful in certain situations, perhaps?)

Manuals for comparison:
- throttle (-w) [2]
- cstream -t    [3]
- pv -q -L      [4]


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=426891#40
[2] http://klicman.org/throttle/
[3] http://www.cons.org/cracauer/cstream.html#man
[4] http://www.ivarch.com/programs/quickref/pv.shtml

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