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bigfiles - list the largest files under these directories
bigfiles [-nn] [directory...]
Bigfiles recursively scans directory for file sizes, keeping track
of the biggest files. At the end of the scan, it wites the
size and file names of the biggest 'nn' files.
-nn Limit the listing to the biggest nn files (100 is the default and
-s Restrict search to the same file system as first directory.
directory Examine these directories. Several may be specified. If no
directories are specified, filenames are read from stdin. This allows input
to be piped from a program such as find.
$ bigfiles -5 .
$ /bin/ls *~ | bigfiles
The switch handling doesn't allow piped filenames and a limit on the number
of files reported.
Only regular files are considered.
David Horton - CiTR
Centre for Information Technology Research, 1993
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