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Old 11-06-2005, 08:45 AM   #1
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find, over quota directories

Hello all.

I need to run a simple shell script to find which directories are over 20MB in the /home directory and their sizes. This is what I came up with,

find /home/ -size +20240k -exec ls -sh {}>over_quota \;

But it lists files, and not directories which is what I need.

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find -type d -exec du --max-depth=1 -m {} \;| awk '$1 > 20 {print}'

Old 11-07-2005, 10:34 AM   #3
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That was almost it, but this is it!!

find -type d -maxdepth 0 -exec du --max-depth=1 -m {} \;| awk '$1 > 20 {print}'

just needed a maxdepth argument to find...i really need to figure out how to awk, and sed.

Thanks a ton!


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