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Re: Fastest way to calculate directory size in linux

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Feb 02, 2012 at 10:57 UTC ( #951409=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Fastest way to calculate directory size in linux

If all you care about is the size of the directory, just use stat:

$ perl -e 'print +(stat("/tmp"))[7]' 49152

I have no idea whether stat() works on Windows or not, but it's not mentioned in perlport.

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