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Re: du reports different results for "."

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: du reports different results for "."
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 15:56:15 -0500
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On Wednesday 20 February 2008, Richard Ems wrote:
> If I do a "du -s * ." and right afterwards "du -s ." I get different
> values for the actual directory ".".

the * globa does not match the . directory.  it matches all the files as 
expanded by the shell (which does not include the . directory nor any file 
that starts with a .)

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