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Re: Command-line program to convert 'human' sizes?

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Command-line program to convert 'human' sizes?
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:30:41 +0000
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On 12/04/2012 04:25 PM, Assaf Gordon wrote:

Is there a command-line program (or a recommended way) to expose the coreutil's 
common functionality of converting raw sizes to 'human' sizes and vice versa ?

I'm referring to the "-h" parameter that du/df/sort are accepting, and reporting "human" sizes, but 
also the reverse (where sort's "-G" accepts "40M" as valid input).

I found two relevant threads, but no resolution:

Nothing yet. The plan is to make a numfmt command available with this interface:


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