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I am looking for an LTO tape library. Do you have one to spare?
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buffer 1.19 misc on this many watch lists=18 search for ports that depend on this port
Buffer sporadic I/O for faster tape and pipe throughput

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License: not specified in port


This is a program designed initially to speed up writing tapes on remote
tape drives, but may be used as a general pipe buffering utility.
Note: You must have SYSVSHM support in FreeBSD kernel.

The program 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.
SVNWeb : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

This port is required by:

for Run * - deleted ports are only shown under the This port is required by section. It was harder to do for the Required section. Perhaps later...

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/misc/buffer/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install misc/buffer


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://darkstar.ist.utl.pt/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  2. ftp://files.gentoo.gr/distfiles/
  3. ftp://ftp.belnet.be/mirror/rsync.gentoo.org/gentoo/distfiles/
  4. ftp://ftp.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  5. ftp://ftp.mirrorservice.org/sites/www.ibiblio.org/gentoo/distfiles/
  6. ftp://ftp.rhnet.is/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  7. ftp://ftp.snt.utwente.nl/pub/os/linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  8. ftp://ftp.tu-clausthal.de/pub/linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  9. ftp://ftp.ucsb.edu/pub/mirrors/linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  10. ftp://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/mirrors/gentoo/distfiles/
  11. ftp://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/pub/linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  12. ftp://ftp6.uni-muenster.de/pub/linux/distributions/gentoo/distfiles/
  13. ftp://gentoo.inode.at/source/distfiles/
  14. ftp://gentoo.mirrors.pair.com/distfiles/
  15. ftp://linux.rz.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/gentoo-mirror/distfiles/
  16. ftp://mirror.iawnet.sandia.gov/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  17. ftp://mirrors.tds.net/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  18. ftp://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/mirror/gentoo/distfiles/
  19. ftp://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/Linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  20. ftp://trumpetti.atm.tut.fi/gentoo/distfiles/
  21. http://darkstar.ist.utl.pt/gentoo/distfiles/
  22. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  23. http://ftp.belnet.be/mirror/rsync.gentoo.org/gentoo/distfiles/
  24. http://ftp.rhnet.is/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  25. http://ftp.snt.utwente.nl/pub/os/linux/gentoo/distfiles/
  26. http://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/mirrors/gentoo/distfiles/
  27. http://gentoo.gg3.net/distfiles/
  28. http://gentoo.inode.at/distfiles/
  29. http://gentoo.kems.net/distfiles/
  30. http://gentoo.mirrors.pair.com/distfiles/
  31. http://mirrors.tds.net/pub/gentoo/distfiles/
  32. http://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/ftp/mirror/gentoo/distfiles/
  33. http://trumpetti.atm.tut.fi/gentoo/distfiles/
  34. http://www.mondorescue.org/download/MondoCD/TGZS/

Number of commits found: 14

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
29 May 2014 23:18:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
Revision:355759
antoine search for other commits by this committer
Reset maintainer, maintainer no longer wishes to maintain those ports

With hat:	portmgr
26 Feb 2014 09:44:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
Revision:346172
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Stage support
20 Sep 2013 20:50:59
Refresh Original commit files touched by this commit
Revision:327745  Sanity Test Failure
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
misc)
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
10 May 2006 22:37:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove USE_REINPLACE from ports starting with M
16 Dec 2005 06:11:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
lioux search for other commits by this committer
Fix build on OSVERSION < 500000: <sys/limits.h> -> <limits.h>

Submitted by:   maintainer
13 Dec 2005 17:33:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.19
lioux search for other commits by this committer
o Update to 1.19
o Add several patches from Gentoo portage CVS

Approved by:    maintainer (thanks jonny)
Obtained from:  Gentoo portage CVS
18 Mar 2004 02:52:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.17.1
trevor search for other commits by this committer
Add size data.

Approved by:    maintainers
06 Feb 2004 13:12:53
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.17.1
trevor search for other commits by this committer
Use PLIST_FILES (bento-tested, marcus-reviewed).
21 Feb 2003 12:48:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.17.1
knu search for other commits by this committer
De-pkg-comment.
10 Jul 2002 16:00:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.17.1
olgeni search for other commits by this committer
Fix build on post-4.6 stable (do not declare shmat).
08 Oct 2000 05:01:16
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category misc to new layout.  
07 Jul 2000 19:44:50
files touched by this commit
steve search for other commits by this committer
Use {MASTER,PATCH}_SITE_SUBDIR instead of make's sed capabilities.    
17 Jun 2000 01:14:42
files touched by this commit
steve search for other commits by this committer
Use the distfiles now on ftp.freebsd.org instead of from my home directory   on
freefall.    

Number of commits found: 14

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