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bug #33210: Add an option to output bandwidth in bits

Submitted by:  Scott Baker <scottchiefbaker>
Submitted on:  Mon 02 May 2011 04:51:25 PM UTC  
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Scott BakerOpen/Closed: Open
Release: NoneOperating System: GNU/Linux
Reproducibility: NoneFixed Release: None
Planned Release: NoneRegression: None
Work Required: NonePatch Included: None

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Fri 06 Apr 2012 07:30:08 PM UTC, comment #1:

fixed by the commit

2588 gscrivano@gnu.org-20120305212306-kpir4t7zjv9rverx

Sasikantha babu <sasikanth19>
Mon 02 May 2011 04:51:25 PM UTC, original submission:

We use wget all the time as a simple throughput test on our DSL or Fiber ONTs. Bandwidth almost universally is measured in bits, but it seems that wget ONLY outputs in bytes. Can I request you add a --bits option to output bandwidth in bits?

Scott Baker <scottchiefbaker>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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