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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 16 23:01:52 UTC 2016

On 17/06/16 01:37, Florian Pritz wrote:
> 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.

Because history!


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