Help on adding file sizes


 
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Help on adding file sizes

Hi I need to take a list of files that are defined by an ls -ltr or grep for particular file names - and add up the byte size colum which is field 5 seperated by a space.

I tried to do this but I think I am way off:

for file in 'ls -ltr | grep 20070916 | nawk -F" " '{temp+=5} END {print tmp}'`

Can someone help me please? Thank you!
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NEvermind!

figured it out! Thanks!
 

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