[Ilugc] Progressbar on shell

Satish Eerpini eerpini at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 16:49:59 IST 2008

I stumbled upon the same problem a few months ago, and here is a
consolidation of what i Found :

but i think it is more or less, the sample code Arun posted above. But
i have always een suspicious of how the "\r" carriage return works,
can anyone give a clear view about the same ?

On 12/25/08, Ashok Gautham <thescriptdevil at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 9:03 PM, kish <realmailer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> rpm does it:
>> http://fpaste.org/paste/237
>> http://fpaste.org/paste/236
> That seems to be very specific. I feel progress or some general purpose
> library is better
> suited. Of course. Every distro's CLI installer will have some notion of a
> progress bar.
> ---
> Ashok `ScriptDevil` Gautham
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