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Re: [ELPA] New package: disk-usage

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: disk-usage
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:25:42 +0200

> From: Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:26:43 +0100
> > Is there a reason why you didn't use get-free-disk-space?  AFAICT,
> > using that would make your package more portable, since 'find' and
> > 'du' are only available by default on Posix hosts.
> Hmm... Isn't this the complement of what this package does, that is, computing
> the used space?
> I don't see how get-free-disk-space could be used here, it does not tell the
> space used by files or folders.  Let me know if I misunderstood.

Oops, you are right.  ENOCOFFEE, I guess.

Still, using directory-files-and-attributes etc. would be more
portable than doing it with 'find' and 'du'.

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