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

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Feb 26 13:08:19 UTC 2008

On 2008-02-26 20:49, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> wrote:
>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.

Each command-line argument is traversed separately, so I'm a bit
confused about what the amortization gains us.

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