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[opensuse] Re: faster way to get total dir size besides du?
  • From: Jim Henderson <hendersj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 19:30:18 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <jj5oka$mmf$>
On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 18:27:44 +0100, Joachim Schrod wrote:

But that does neither contradict Carlos' point nor does it address his
argument. /usr might not store the sum of the sizes, but each size for
each file.

OIC, I had read Carlos' comment as stating that it's easy and fast to do
that enumeration, because you just have to sum the size of the files - I
wasn't aware that files needed to have stat() called against them on some
filesystems in order to get the size.


Jim Henderson
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