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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Directories sizes Post 302356427 by methyl on Friday 25th of September 2009 12:51:21 PM
Old 09-25-2009
The output from "find" is not sorted and also probably needs the "-xdev" switch to stop it looking at other mountpoints. Also be aware that "du" without the "-x" switch can follow links to other filesystems.
Depends what you want.

Maybe try something like this (the exact syntax depends on your O/S and version):

Code:
find . -type d -xdev -print | sort | xargs du -skx

 

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bup-drecurse(1) 					      General Commands Manual						   bup-drecurse(1)

NAME
bup-drecurse - recursively list files in your filesystem SYNOPSIS
bup drecurse [-x] [-q] [--exclude path] [--exclude-from filename] [--profile] <path> DESCRIPTION
bup drecurse traverses files in the filesystem in a way similar to find(1). In most cases, you should use find(1) instead. This program is useful mainly for testing the file traversal algorithm used in bup-index(1). Note that filenames are returned in reverse alphabetical order, as in bup-index(1). This is important because you can't generate the hash of a parent directory until you have generated the hashes of all its children. When listing files in reverse order, the parent directory will come after its children, making this easy. OPTIONS
-x, --xdev, --one-file-system don't cross filesystem boundaries. -q, --quiet don't print filenames as they are encountered. Useful when testing performance of the traversal algorithms. --exclude=path a path to exclude from the backup (can be used more than once) --exclude-from=filename a file that contains exclude paths (can be used more than once) --profile print profiling information upon completion. Useful when testing performance of the traversal algorithms. EXAMPLE
bup drecurse -x / SEE ALSO
bup-index(1) BUP
Part of the bup(1) suite. AUTHORS
Avery Pennarun <apenwarr@gmail.com>. Bup unknown- bup-drecurse(1)

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