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Old 12-02-2010
Bug get total size of files

as we use du - sh *.frm
In This command It will show the list of files and size
But I want the Total size that these files in directory with extension .frm
How can we do This
# 2  
Old 12-02-2010
$ du -sh
du: illegal option -- h
usage: du [-a|-s] [-kbrx] [-t type] [name ...]

In other words, it helps to know your platform, OS and version...
# 3  
Old 12-02-2010
Originally Posted by vbe
$ du -sh
du: illegal option -- h
usage: du [-a|-s] [-kbrx] [-t type] [name ...]

In other words, it helps to know your platform, OS and version...
Here is OS x86_64 GNU/Linux
# 4  
Old 12-02-2010
You could use a loop, here I display all intermediate values so you see it work...
in ksh: ( -k = 1024 bytes block...)

for i in $(du -sk *.frm|awk -F " " '{print $1F}')
let SUM=`expr $SUM+$J`
echo J=$J"  SUM="$SUM

# 5  
Old 12-02-2010
du -csh *.frm | tail -1

du -csh *.frm | sed -n '$s/\t.*//p'

# 6  
Old 12-02-2010
You lucky devils with linux...
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Old 12-02-2010
Smilie Alternative for the GNU-less devils:
du -ks infile* | awk '{t+=$1}END{print t"K"}'

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