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bug#28152: Human readable units (-h/--human-readable vs --si) - Wrong pr

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#28152: Human readable units (-h/--human-readable vs --si) - Wrong prefix and missing unit
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:21:27 -0700
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On 08/21/2017 03:56 PM, Michael Weiss wrote:
Do you think it would be possible to add another variable that wouldn't
overwrite the default but use the "human_B" output with -h or --si?

Probably not. We've been heading more in the opposite direction, in that we'd rather not have environment variables affect the behavior of standard utilities, due to the possibility of confusion and even attacks on unwary users. For interactive use you can define your own du command or alias that behaves the way you prefer.

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