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Re: Looping Shell Scripts and System Load

On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 01:24:23PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> I recommend you look at the parallel package.  It is specifically geared
> toward parallelization of constructed shell command lines.  Think
> something along the lines of "find .... -exec ...." but with the ability
> to parallelize (in a way that considers the available CPU cores on your
> system).

In all honesty, many of us have *tried* to find a use for GNU parallel,
but it really seems to be a hammer looking for a nail.  The aggressive
self-promotion, the huge blob of nagging that it does... all of that, and
it's not even better than GNU xargs -P for 99% of the jobs that need a
tiny bit of parallelization.

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