cvs commit: src/usr.bin/du du.1 du.c
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Tue Feb 26 13:08:19 UTC 2008
On 2008-02-26 20:49, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at optushome.com.au> 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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