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Old 07-17-2007
du (exclude files)


I want to get the disk usage of a directory. But I want it to ignore a particular directory within it.

Lets say I want disk usage of all files/dirs within dir1 except those that are named .snapshot

Does du have the option of excluding a particular directory.
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Old 07-17-2007
du --exclude='.snapshot'

Give that a shot.

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