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Re: du

From: Matthew Schalit
Subject: Re: du
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 13:44:48 -0700

"Daniel A. Palm" wrote:
> Hi.
>  Maybe I'm crazy or doing something wrong, but I swear that the -S option in 
> the 'du' utility
> doesnt do what it is supposed to. It is supposed to not show the 
> subdirectories
> but it still does. The output of 'du' is the same as 'du -S'  I think.
> I'm using RedHat 7.0
> on an i386.
> -Dan Palm
> address@hidden

Hi Dan,

I think that the -S option is used to exclude 
the amount of subdirectory bytes in the total.
Well, at least, that's what it does :-)

Yoda:/home/matthew/libxml-1.8.11/doc>$ /usr/local/bin/du
871     ./html
943     .
Yoda:/home/matthew/libxml-1.8.11/doc>$ /usr/local/bin/du -S
871     ./html
72      .


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