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Re: progress(1) and "*.tar.xz" sets

On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 12:58:52PM -0500, John D. Baker wrote:
> Has any consideration been given to augmenting the 'progress(1)' utility
> to handle more compression formats than just "gzip"?

You are aware that it doesn't work very well for gzip itself? I.e. the
header it depends on is truncated to 32bit input size. In general, it is
often useless as it only gives a stream property and not necessarily the
whole file. That matters a lot when compressing pipe input or in


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