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Re: humanize_number(3) for dd(1) summary?
On Dec 3, 2010, at 3:20 PM, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> On 03.12.2010 23:46, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>> On Fri, 3 Dec 2010, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
>>> 1073741824 bytes (1,0 GB) transferred in 15.701 secs (65 MB/sec)
>> ``On completion, dd shall write the number of input and output blocks to
>> standard error. In the POSIX locale the following formats shall be used:
>> "%u+%u records in\n", <number of whole input blocks>,
>> <number of partial input blocks>''
>> - Hubert
>>  http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/toc.htm
> I am not touching the "records" lines, only the last one:
> $ ./dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/foobar bs=1024 count=3
> 3+0 records in
> 3+0 records out
> 3072 bytes (3,0 KB) transferred in 0.001 secs (2,9 MB/sec)
> What am I missing?
I use dd to test performance and 2 digits of data is not neough.
I actually like the current output. I also support the idea if
you want humanized numbers, a conv= option would be best.
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