du bug, wrong sizes reported.
Sun Jan 25 20:54:00 GMT 1998
On 25-Jan-1998, Earnie Boyd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Fergus Henderson <email@example.com.OZ.AU>:
> >On 23-Jan-1998, Earnie Boyd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> "Bruce N. Hunsaker" <email@example.com>:
> >> >
> >> >du reports sizes in 2k blocks. It should report sizes using
> >> >a block size of 1k.
> >> No. The default block size should be 512 bytes.
> du --help
> type this command to get the answer.
According to `man du' on Linux (corrsponding to GNU fileutils 3.12),
it should report sizes using a block size of 1k, unless the environment
variable POSIXLY_CORRECT is set, in which case the default block size
should be 512 bytes.
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