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Authored by: extra88 on Mar 01, '03 01:33:35PM
I was thinking that when I was reading the thread (coincidentally I only learned of the -h switch yesterday when I was doing something on a Linux box). Unfortunately 'du' in Mac OS X doesn't support the -h switch and has no equivalent. The 'du' command in Linux distros has this "human readable" switch and a number of other switches for controlling the display but unfortunately OS X uses a more limited version of the command.

The OSXFAQ site includes Mac OS X man pages

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Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 03, '03 12:25:11PM

sorry, you're right... i had forgotten that i had installed the fileutils package in Fink. that was what let me use -h with du.



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