Measuring Buffer is an enhanced version of buffer with many new features: It supports display of throughput, memory-mapped file I/O for huge buffers, IPv4/IPv6 network support, MD5 hash value calculation, and output to multiple targets in parallel (distribution mode).
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux Solaris Other|
Release Notes: This release fixed potential data corruption, re-enabled hash calculation support, bails out if any output fails to initialize, fixed handling of the -f option, and reduced sending overhead.
Release Notes: This emergency release disables hash calculation support due to potential data corruption when the buffer runs full. Please do not use hash calculation support of mbuffer for now. This issue is under investigation.
Release Notes: This release adds an option for a watchdog that terminates mbuffer if either input or output stream stall for a specified time, adds support for float values as arguments to options, and has some cleanup and a build fix.
Release Notes: This release fixes IPv6 client initialization on FreeBSD, suppresses the summary if -q is used with -l, and fixes a potential hang with option -P 100.
Release Notes: Some enhancements concerning multi-volume handling, new options for appending/truncating an output file, and a bugfix concerning I/O error handling.