pv (Pipe Viewer) - Shell pipeline element to meter data passing through
Dec 30, 2008, 08:33 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to dave for
this link. ]
"pv will copy each supplied FILE in turn to standard
output (- means standard input), or if no FILEs are specified just
standard input is copied. This is the same behaviour as cat.
"A simple example to watch how quickly a file is transferred
"pv file | nc -w 1 somewhere.com 3000"
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