du bug, wrong sizes reported.

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@hotmail.com
Sun Jan 25 20:15:00 GMT 1998


>Date: Sun, 25 Jan 1998 17:00:15 +1100
>From: Fergus Henderson <fjh@cs.mu.OZ.AU>
>To: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@hotmail.com>
>Cc: bruceh@ns1.ieighty.net, gnu-win32@cygnus.com
>Subject: Re: du bug, wrong sizes reported.
>
>On 23-Jan-1998, Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> >From: "Bruce N. Hunsaker" <bruceh@ns1.ieighty.net>
>> >
>> >du reports sizes in 2k blocks.  It should report sizes using
>> >a block size of 1k.
>
>Why?
>
>> No.  The default block size should be 512 bytes.
>
>Why?

du --help

type this command to get the answer.

Also, on AIX du will give you 512 byte blocks.

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