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Re: du reports different results for "." (proposed patch)

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: du reports different results for "." (proposed patch)
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:40:25 +0100
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address@hidden (Bob Proulx) writes:

> Fun how the total directory size just keeps getting smaller and
> smaller.  With enough hard links the directory has disappeared!  I
> will add this to my list of stupid filesystem tricks.
> This doesn't seem a particularly satisfying result as it doesn't seem
> like a reasonable outcome.

Perhaps we should reset the list of encountered hard links with every
file argument?


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