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Feature #4703

would like xargs support for -P

Added by David Pacheco over 5 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Start date:
2014-03-24
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

BSD xargs supports "-P nprocs" to specify that up to "nprocs" invocations may be issued in parallel. This is very handy (e.g., when halting 100 zones).

History

#1

Updated by Andrew Bennett over 5 years ago

Here is an initial webrev with my attempt at adding this feature to xargs: http://cr.illumos.org/~webrev/potatosalad/4703-xargs/

#2

Updated by Electric Monk over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

git commit 04427e3bf236c18cc532680b957267ee70b1037d

commit  04427e3bf236c18cc532680b957267ee70b1037d
Author: Andrew Bennett <potatosaladx@gmail.com>
Date:   2017-06-30T16:57:37.000Z

    4703 would like xargs support for -P
    Contributions by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@joyent.com>
    Reviewed by: Gordon Ross <gordon.w.ross@gmail.com>
    Reviewed by: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
    Approved by: Richard Lowe <richlowe@richlowe.net>

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