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File size error in ls
- From: Andrews Harold G Maj USAFA/DFCS <Harold dot Andrews at usafa dot af dot mil>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 14:12:43 -0600
- Subject: File size error in ls
I was a little surprised to see the following when I did an "ls -l".
-rw-rw-rw- 1 Harold.A mkgroup 4071856 Jun 5 10:48 2001-fall.tar.bz2
-rw-rw-rw- 1 Harold.A mkgroup 12910850 Jun 5 10:53 2002-fall.tar.bz2
-rw-rw-rw- 1 Harold.A mkgroup 12568393 Jun 5 10:59 2002-spring.tar.bz2
-rw-rw-rw- 1 Harold.A mkgroup 736583 Jun 5 10:56 2002-summer.tar.bz2
-rw-rw-rw- 1 Harold.A mkgroup 18446744071809814777 Jun 5 11:26
I've got a large hard disk, but not that large. The actual file size of the
last file is 2,395,230,457 bytes, as listed in Windows Explorer. The file
resides on a SEAGATE ST336732LW SCSI (40GB) HDD connected to an LSI Logic
1030 Ultra320 SCSI Adapter. These are in turn installed in a Dell Precision
I am using Cygwin on Windows XP and using NTFS as the file system. ls
ls (fileutils) 4.1
Written by Richard Stallman and David MacKenzie.
Copyright (C) 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
I thought somebody out there should know.
Major Harold G. Andrews II, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
United States Air Force Academy
2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 6F-157
USAF Academy, CO 80840
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