cvs commit: src/usr.bin/du du.1 du.c

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Tue Feb 26 11:53:05 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 07:06:43PM +0000, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>  Implement from scratch a -l option for du(1), to match the same option
>  of the GNU utility.  The default behavior of our original `du' is to
>  count hardlinked files only once for each invocation of the utility.
>  With the new -l option they count towards the final size every time
>  they are found.

The third possible option is to amortize the size of hardlinked files
across all their occurrences by adding size/nlinks each time they are
found.  IMHO, this results in the least "surprises" in the result.

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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