[Slackbuilds-users] Comments required for iperf3 submission

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Thu Aug 11 15:22:14 UTC 2016

On 11/08/16 16:04, Thomas Szteliga wrote:
> On 11.08.2016 16:42, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>>> I use iperf3 from time to time and find it very useful. I noticed that
>>> SBo only has iperf2 - and would like to submit scripts for iperf3. Is
>>> there much interest in this, and also, is there any reason why SBo
>>> shouldn't have iperf3?
>> the maintainer is no longer active i guess
>> his last update was 6 years ago
>> i think you can take over this package and update it to iperf3
> I would not update it to iperf3 but create a separate
> iperf3 SlackBuild, because there are iperf2 and iperf3
> clients out there, and v2 is not compatible with v3.
> https://iperf.fr/iperf-download.php
> Not every platform has iperf3 available and both
> v2 and v3 are AFAIK still under development,
> so I think it would be good to have both
> available. Just a thought.

Yes - I think iperf2 and iperf3 are not compatible. I think having both 
iperf2 and iperf3 on SBo would be best.

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