[pacman-dev] [RFC] [PATCH] Implement a du --apparent-size equivalent

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Thu Jun 16 15:37:04 UTC 2016

On 13.06.2016 22:07, Alastair Hughes wrote:
>> I really don't want to provide a binary just to do this.
> I'm cross compiling; in that case, the host system has a different du
> than the target system

How about implementing the functionality in something like awk or perl?
Those should be sufficiently fast and widely available. makepkg already
uses awk so maybe that would be a good fit.


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