The output of ls

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Jul 27 20:02:40 UTC 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 12:57 PM, Andrew Falanga wrote:
> Right underneath the directory that is being probed at that point is a
> number, "total X".  What is X referring to?  Is it blocks, bytes,
> what?

It's probably the number of disk blocks occupied by all of the files  
in the directory.


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