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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 11:21:39 +0100
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Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Bob Proulx) wrote:
>> This doesn't seem a particularly satisfying result as it doesn't seem
>> like a reasonable outcome.
> Have you looked at the --count-links option?
>   -l, --count-links     count sizes many times if hard linked

That goes too far.  What I would naïvely expect is that "du -s a b" and
"du -s a; du -s b" produces the same output.


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