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|Name: buffer||Distribution: Mageia|
|Version: 1.19||Vendor: Mageia.Org|
|Release: 9.mga1||Build date: Sat Apr 30 22:50:18 2011|
|Group: Archiving/Backup||Build host: jonund|
|Size: 39918||Source RPM: buffer-1.19-9.mga1.src.rpm|
|Packager: Mageia Team <http://www.mageia.org>|
|Summary: General purpose buffer program|
This is a program designed to speed up writing tapes on remote tape drives. After startup it splits itself into two processes. The first process reads (and reblocks) from stdin into a shared memory buffer. The second writes from the shared memory buffer to stdout. Doing it this way means that the writing side effectly sits in a tight write loop and doesn't have to wait for input. Similarly for the input side. It is this waiting that slows down other reblocking processes, like dd.
* Sat Apr 30 2011 pterjan <pterjan> 1.19-9.mga1 + Revision: 93928 - Bump release higher than Mandriva * Sat Feb 12 2011 bcornec <bcornec> 1.19-1.mga1 + Revision: 50755 - No changelog needed - Created package structure for buffer.
/usr/bin/buffer /usr/share/doc/buffer /usr/share/doc/buffer/COPYING /usr/share/doc/buffer/README /usr/share/man/man1/buffer.1.xz
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