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Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe

Terminal - Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe
cat /dev/zero | pv -L 3m -Ss 100m > /dev/null
2012-12-15 10:17:52
User: bugmenot
Functions: cat
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Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe

This example will close the pipe after transferring 100MB at a speed of 3MB per second.

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thanks ... thats certainly something I could see some use for. BTW, the -S swith seems to be recent as I had to update from 1.3.9 to 1.4.6 for this to be available

Comment by khayyam 70 weeks and 1 day ago

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