How to know % of read file in cat?
Luís Fernando Schultz Xavier da Silveira
schultz at ime.usp.br
Sun Mar 10 01:58:59 UTC 2013
You might want to try the sysutils/pv port, which is a small
program that works like cat, but provides a progress bar.
On Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 10:54:00AM +0100, Eduardo Morras wrote:
> I use cat to read a file and pass it to another app, the command is this:
> camibar% cat file.git | fossil import --git file.fossil
> It takes a lot of time, file.git is 12GB, and i want to know if there's some 'magic' trick can I use to show me how many bytes or the % of the file.git cat sent to the other app.
> Maybe cat isn't the correct tool?
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