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Re: sizes with du.exe (fileutils 4.0-3)
- To: jheyman at dev dot tivoli dot com
- Subject: Re: sizes with du.exe (fileutils 4.0-3)
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 17:34:17 -0400
- CC: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- References: <200104181837.NAA03721@devmail.dev.tivoli.com>
- Reply-To: Cygwin Users <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
"(Jerry Heyman)" wrote:
> I'm new to the list, and have the following situation:
> . Product version of the Cgynus Toolkit is installed.
> . We noticed a problem with the du executable from fileutils 3.16
> returning negative numbers on files > 2G
> . Downloaded the fileutils-4.0 from ftp.gnu.org and built them
> results were better but only seemed to report half the actual value
> . Searched the Cygwin e-mail archives and found a fix for sizing problem
> in fileutils-4.0-3.
> . Downloaded the source fileutils-4.0-3 from cygwin.com
> results were much better, but the following is still occurring
> $ ls -l du.exe
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 administ Administ 443705 Apr 13 13:55 du.exe
> du (3.16):
> $ du -b du.exe
> 443705 du.exe
This is the correct size in bytes for the 3.16 version.
> du (4.0):
> $ ./du -b du.exe
> 222208 du.exe
This is 1/2 the size in bytes for the 4.0 version.
> du (4.0-3):
> $ ./du403 -b du.exe
> 444416 du.exe
This is the correct size in bytes for the 4.0-3 version.
> Do I need a newer version of the Cygwin1.dll to get the same answer
> on the number of bytes as I get from the 3.16 version??
No, you would need version 3.16 of du.exe to get the same number of
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