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Name

stat - Report file details in a form more flexible than ls  

Syntax

stat [-name] [-dev] [-ino] [-mode] [-nlink] [-uid] [-gid] [-size] [-atime_dec] [-mtime_dec] [-ctime_dec] [-blocks] [-fmt date_format] [-atime] [-mtime] [-ctime] file...

ustat devno...

 

Description

(options can appear in any order. Output is tab separated)

 

Arguments

filename - a filename, either relative to the current working directory, or fully specified.

 

Options

-name
The name of the file.

-Xtime_dec
Where X is a (access), m (modification) or c (status change) time expressed as a decimal number. This raw format may be useful in scripts when monitoring for a change, or comparing.

-Xtime
As above, but formatted as a data. The default format is YY-mon-DD:hh:mm:ss.

-fmt
overrides the default date format. The format string is in the format given in strftime(3C).

 

Example

$ stat -size -ctime_dec -name stat.c 
2601    830998915       stat.c

$ ustat `stat -dev /var`
1797    Device number
86100   Total blocks available to non-super-user 
60152   Number of free files
        Filsys name
        Filsys pack name 

 

See Also

stat(2), ustat(2), strftime(3C)  

Environment

PATH=$PATH:/home/horton/bin/{HPPA,RISC,sun4m}

MANPATH=$MANPATH:/home/joppa/fastpac/release_2/doc/60.Manuals  

Known Bugs

None  

Author

David Horton - CiTR  

Copyright

Centre for Information Technology Research, 1996


 

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Name
Syntax
Description
Arguments
Options
Example
See Also
Environment
Known Bugs
Author
Copyright

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