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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: zypper dup disk space requirement - mebi units
On Friday 2019-02-08 01:16, Bernhard Voelker wrote:

On 2/7/19 7:39 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
I don't find a reference for that on the wikipedia.

It's documented here:
https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/Block-size.html

GNU coreutils tools like df, du, ls, etc. are taking that conversion
from gnulib ... like other (GNU) packages, e.g. the findutils.

Horizontal space is a premium in text consoles - printing a G instead of
GiB feels like an acceptable compromise.
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