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Re: Patch to implement progress in dd

From: Sean Reifschneider
Subject: Re: Patch to implement progress in dd
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 15:31:02 -0600
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On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 02:13:09PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>Converting to using getopt shouldn't cause any portability problems
>since alot of programs in coreutils (merger of text-, sh- and
>file-utils) already use getopt (if the configure script can't find
>getopt in the C library, then it uses an internal version).
>What would be nice is to add a --progress option to all file related
>programs (cp, mv, rm, dd, etc).  Hmm... Maybe thats a project for next

Have you made any progress on that?  I haven't had a chance to look at
it since my last discussion, but I'm going to have some time this
weekend to work on various projects.  Just want to make sure I'm not
duplicating things you've already done.

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