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Re: reported vs actual file sizes
- To: cygwin <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: reported vs actual file sizes
- From: Alain CULOS <ZAlain.Culos@bigfoot.com>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 20:32:20 +0100
- Organization: http://homepage.tinet.ie/~joannaalain/
- References: <199906251747.KAA21662@aristocat.Lynx.COM>
Paul Lai wrote:
> After installing cygwinb20.1 on a few machines, there's been some troubling
> observations made. Hopefully someone on this mailing list can answer the
I'm sorry I cannot answer your questionning, but I'd like to add more
to the fire
I used 'du' to assess where I was wasting so much space on my disk and
surprise, I met a few problems :
1/ it does not list all directories and/or files (it has nothing to do
hidden directories or not)
2/ the count on individual directories and totals are way off what
It also shows things windows does not show :
3/ I listed the [c:\windows\temporary internet files] and though my
options clearly identify all files to be listed (including hidden
explorer does not show some files that du counts and ls shows.
I'm on a windows95 system with FAT16 if this helps.
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