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Re: Size for Size is too small (ls/du)

From: Matthias Schniedermeyer
Subject: Re: Size for Size is too small (ls/du)
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 11:49:22 +0100 (CET)


>    File-sizes get bigger. I have regularly files that are >=
> bytes. This makes ls output a bit "difficult" to read
>    and the format is "jumpy" if they are mixed with files <=
>    999.999.999 in size.
> Why not just use --human-readable?  I would have a hard time reading
> several lines of files that have such big sizes.

I sometimes need the exact size.

And i don't like human-readable.

> >From (fileutils)What information is listed:
> `-h'
> `--human-readable'
>      Append a size letter such as `M' for megabytes to each size.
>      Powers of 1024 are used, not 1000; `M' stands for 1,048,576 bytes.
>      Use the `--si' option if you prefer powers of 1000.

Bis denn

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