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Re: Problem with the global weigh of several files

>> On Thu, 26 May 2011 17:12:25 +0200, 
>> "Gorka" <gorkalinux@yahoo.es> said:

G> I am looking for the best way of appending commands to obtain the global
G> amount of Mb of the modified files of my PC.  Something like this:
G> find ./ -mtime -7 | du -Sch

# filesize summary; optional argument is starting directory.
export PATH=/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin

case "$1" in
    "") dir="$HOME" ;;
    *)  dir="$1" ;;

test -d "$dir" || { echo "$dir: not a directory"; exit 1; }
cd $dir        || { echo "$dir: cannot cd"; exit 2; }

find . -type f -mtime -7 -printf "%s\n" | gawk -v "d=$dir" \
     'BEGIN { size = 0; }
     { size += $1; }
     END {
       printf "%s: %d new files using %.1f Mb\n", d, NR, size/1048576;

exit 0

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