[arch-dev-public] [Feature Request] add -g option for cp and mv
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 09:03:02 EDT 2008
On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 7:22 AM, Roman Kyrylych
<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/9/28 Andrea Scarpino <bash.lnx at gmail.com>:
>> Hi DEVs,
>> I saw '-g' option in copy and move commands in Gentoo.
>> I want to request the same feauture for own coreutils package.
>> I updated the gentoo patch  for coreutils 6.12, then I added the
>> patch to PKGBUILD and it works.
>> -g option add a progress bar like as wget style when copy or move files.
>> $ cp -g iso/CoD_CD1.iso ~/Desktop/
>> | 33% | 656 MiB | 28
>> MiB/s | ETA 00:00.15
>> What do you think about?
>> PS. I opened a FR  in bugs some minutes ago. You can get PKGBUILD and patch.
>> -  http://svn.pardus.org.tr/viewcvs/stable/pardus-1/system/base/coreutils/files/coreutils-gen-progress-bar.patch?revision=7276&root=pardus&view=markup&pathrev=7276
>> -  http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11603
> You risk to be flamed. ;-)
> I doubt most devs will agree about this due to
> "stay as close to vanilla as possible, with bugfixes only" policy.
> This patch is just an extra feature, not merged by upstream.
> And there are more generic ways to add progressbars to console utils.
> For example:
> bar - http://www.theiling.de/projects/bar.html
> pv - http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml
> both are in community, and I saw 2 or 3 other similar utils somewhere
> on the web.
Same thought here. No need to patch coreutils from our end, this is
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