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Old 02-28-2001

Can I use UNIX command to get a directory size in UNIX ?

I am developing a software using C in UNIX. How can I get the directory size?


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Old 03-01-2001

lists how much disk space is used by a file or a directory(as well as subdirectory)in 1K blocks(default).

man du for more info


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