./wip/kafkacat, Generic command line non-JVM Apache Kafka producer and consumer

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.6.0, Package name: kafkacat-1.6.0, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

kafkacat is a generic non-JVM producer and consumer for Apache Kafka
>=0.8, think of it as a netcat for Kafka.

In producer mode kafkacat reads messages from stdin, delimited with a
configurable delimiter (-D, defaults to newline), and produces them to
the provided Kafka cluster (-b), topic (-t) and partition (-p).

In consumer mode kafkacat reads messages from a topic and partition and
prints them to stdout using the configured message delimiter.

There's also support for the Kafka >=0.9 high-level balanced consumer,
use the -G <group> switch and provide a list of topics to join the

kafkacat also features a Metadata list (-L) mode to display the current
state of the Kafka cluster and its topics and partitions.

Supports Avro message deserialization using the Confluent
Schema-Registry, and generic primitive deserializers (see examples

kafkacat is fast and lightweight; statically linked it is no more than

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