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>>>>> "NL" == Nicholas Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 6 Jun 2002 12:57:51 +1200
NL> Any suggestions on a 3rd party app? Two apps I know wget and
NL> rsync both do it themselves. I've looked around and haven't
NL> really seen anything.
Well, both of those need to do their own networking, but rdiff-backup
only cares about ssh.
NL> Seems to be the only generic way would be via some proxy. Which
NL> seems like a lot to add for a simple 'sleep for a period and let
NL> tcp rate limit itself'.
The first entry on Freshmeat under "bandwidth limiting" is cstream.
Homepage is at:
I've never tried it, but it looks like it might do the job.
NL> Personally I wish ssh had this option.
Yep, makes sense. (Or maybe all the ssh developers are trying to pawn
the responsibility off just like I am...)
NL> Maybe code can be borrowed from wget or rsync.
Maybe, or at least the general idea how to do it..
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