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xjobs Utility reads job descriptions line by line and executes in parallel
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Maintainer: jgh@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 04 Nov 2011 19:26:24
License: GPLv2
xjobs reads job descriptions line by line and executes them in parallel. It
limits the number of parallel executing jobs and starts new jobs when jobs
finish. Therefore, it combines the arguments from every input line with the
utility and arguments given on the command line. If no utility is given as an
argument to xjobs, then the first argument on every job line will be used as
utility. To execute utility xjobs searches the directories given in the PATH
environment variable and uses the first file found in these directories.

xjobs is most useful on multi-processor/core machines when one needs to execute
several time consuming command several that could possibly be run in parallel.
With xjobs this can be achieved easily, and it is possible to limit the load of
the machine to a useful value. It works similar to xargs, but starts several
processes simultaneously and gives only one line of arguments to each utility
call.

WWW: http://www.maier-komor.de/xjobs.html
SVNWeb : Homepage : Distfiles Availability : PortsMonThere are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/sysutils/xjobs/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install sysutils/xjobs


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

USES:
tar:tgz

Master Sites:
  1. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  2. http://www.maier-komor.de/xjobs/

Number of commits found: 9

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
02 Jan 2015 20:10:31
Original commit files touched by this commit  20140125
Revision:376065
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- update to 20140125

From Changelog:
- fix: GNU's getopt incorrectly consumes command arguments
09 Nov 2013 05:30:10
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
Revision:333274
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- remove conditional no longer required per staging
- remove now useless inclusion of bpom
26 Sep 2013 07:13:06
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
Revision:328339
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- support staging
20 Sep 2013 23:06:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
Revision:327772
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
sysutils)
26 Apr 2013 04:03:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
Revision:316566
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- restore created by header
- take maintainership
- define man1prefix
03 Oct 2012 01:15:48
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
Revision:305180
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- reset maintainer to heap
13 Aug 2012 21:46:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  20120412
jgh search for other commits by this committer
- update to 20120412
- add documentation

From ChangeLog:
- fix: transient job starting stall on some systems when reading
  reading multiple scripts from a named pipe
- workaround for CYGWIN causing a loop in xjobs on empty named pipes
20 Dec 2011 17:10:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  20110730
jgh search for other commits by this committer
move contributor address => jgh

Approved by:    crees (mentor)
04 Nov 2011 19:26:03
Original commit files touched by this commit  20110730
pawel search for other commits by this committer
xjobs reads job descriptions line by line and executes them in parallel. It
limits the number of parallel executing jobs and starts new jobs when jobs
finish. Therefore, it combines the arguments from every input line with the
utility and arguments given on the command line. If no utility is given as an
argument to xjobs, then the first argument on every job line will be used as
utility. To execute utility xjobs searches the directories given in the PATH
environment variable and uses the first file found in these directories.

xjobs is most useful on multi-processor/core machines when one needs to execute
several time consuming command several that could possibly be run in parallel.
With xjobs this can be achieved easily, and it is possible to limit the load of
the machine to a useful value. It works similar to xargs, but starts several
processes simultaneously and gives only one line of arguments to each utility
call.

WWW: http://www.maier-komor.de/xjobs.html

PR:             ports/162109
Submitted by:   Jason Helfman <jhelfman@experts-exchange.com>

Number of commits found: 9

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