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DU(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual			 DU(1)

NAME
     du	-- display disk	usage statistics

SYNOPSIS
     du	[-H | -L | -P] [-a | -s] [-x] [file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The du utility displays the file system block usage for each file argu-
     ment and for each directory in the	file hierarchy rooted in each direc-
     tory argument.  If	no file	is specified, the block	usage of the hierarchy
     rooted in the current directory is	displayed.  The	number of blocks are
     in	the same units as that returned	by the stat(2) system call, i.e.
     512-byte blocks.  Partial numbers of blocks are rounded up.

     The options are as	follows:

     -H	     Symbolic links on the command line	are followed.  (Symbolic links
	     encountered in the	tree traversal are not followed.)

     -L	     All symbolic links	are followed.

     -P	     No	symbolic links are followed.

     -a	     Display an	entry for each file in the file	hierarchy.

     -k	     Report in 1024-byte (1-Kbyte) blocks rather than the default.
	     Note that this overrides the BLOCKSIZE setting from the environ-
	     ment.

     -s	     Display only the grand total for the specified files.

     -x	     Filesystem	mount points are not traversed.

     Du	counts the storage used	by symbolic links and not the files they ref-
     erence unless the -H or -L	option is specified.  If either	the -H or -L
     options are specified, storage used by any	symbolic links which are fol-
     lowed is not counted or displayed.	 The -H, -L and	-P options override
     each other	and the	command's actions are determined by the	last one spec-
     ified.

     Files having multiple hard	links are counted (and displayed) a single
     time per du execution.

ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES
     BLOCKSIZE	If the environmental variable BLOCKSIZE	is set,	the block
		counts will be displayed in units of that size block.

SEE ALSO
     df(1), fts(3), symlink(7),	quot(8)

HISTORY
     A du command appeared in Version 6	AT&T UNIX.

FreeBSD	11.1			 April 1, 1994			  FreeBSD 11.1

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