Size command error.

Philipp Tölke philipptoelke at web.de
Mon Apr 25 10:10:43 PDT 2005


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rhubarbpie at poetworld.net wrote:
> 
> Running the "size -f filename" command always returns "File format not
> recognized".  This occurs regardless of file type.  I have the size
> command in /usr/bin and the "file filename" command works.
> 
> Any ideas what I've done wrong?

I think in fact you want to use the command "du" (disk usage). "size"
seems to be a spezialized command for a particular filetype.

Cheers,
- --
Philipp Tölke

Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless
you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.
  -- Dave Barry
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