limit stream of bytes

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lim

this is a simple cli to limit a stream of bytes by a certain number.

installation

use go get to install:

go get mcquay.me/lim

example usage

if you install the trash utility:

go install mcquay.me/trash

then pipe its output:

$ trash | lim > trash.dat
$ ls -lah trash.dat
-rw-r--r--  1 sm  staff   1.0M Aug 22 18:28 trash.dat

$ trash | lim 1gi > trash.dat
$ ls -lah trash.dat
-rw-r--r--  1 sm  staff   1.0G Aug 22 18:28 trash.dat