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Re: [PATCH] Support for --size in du

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Support for --size in du
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:46:55 +0100
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On 01/20/2013 11:55 AM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 01/19/2013 10:47 PM, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
>> [...]But increasing compatibility to BSD is tempting.

Just FYI: it seems that only FreeBSD's du supports
the -t option (but not the long --threshold) while
OpenBSD does not:


>> If I'd be asked to decide between --size and --threshold then
>> the latter is the winner: a) BSD compat, b) the abbreviation
>> of the option better fits into the already existing ones,
>> see --size vs. --si, while --th is (currently) fine.
>> I'll change the patch towards --threshold then. WDYT?
> +1

Thanks. Here it is.

I did not alias --threshold to a short -t option ... as I
remembered that we should be reluctant to add short options
which are not officially standardised.

Have a nice day,

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