How can I get the directory size in Unix?


 
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Hi,everyone,

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?

Thanks

Harry
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du

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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