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# 1  
Old 06-15-2005
Check file size

I need a unix script that will check the size of multiple files in the same directory or from a text file.
# 2  
Old 06-16-2005
that will check the size of multiple files

What do you mean by check ?

Here is a script that will tell you the file size in bytes.

#! /bin/sh

ls > listing.txt

while read file
echo "Size of $file`stat -c=%s $file`"
done < listing.txt


Last edited by vino; 06-16-2005 at 02:36 AM..
# 3  
Old 06-16-2005
I just need the size of one file

I tried manipulating the code and got an error that -c was not a valid option. When I tried the valid options, I got a rather complete list of stats, not just a numeric value for file size
# 4  
Old 06-16-2005
How about

stat --format=%s $file


stat -c=%s $file

From the man pages of stat,


are the same.

Dont know what effect it could have. Check it out.

# 5  
Old 06-16-2005
Originally Posted by alnita
I need a unix script that will check the size of multiple files in the same directory or from a text file.
try ...
ls -l *

or ...
while read afile
    ls -l $afile
done < listfile

# 6  
Old 06-16-2005
ls -l | awk -F" " '{ print $5,$9 }'
# 7  
Old 06-20-2005
Here is a script I have done to compile everyday statistics about files on the system. Let's say here, all files bigger than 500Mg.


date >> $REP/$LOG

find . -size +1000000 -exec ls -l {} \; >>$REP/$LOG

Add it to your crontab and you can have a look everyday to the log file or send the output by mail to yourself.
Hope it helps!
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