Unix Tip #4638- November 22, 2014


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SORT BY FILE SIZE



Sort a directory / certain files in a directory
by file size (HP-UX):

===================== begin script =======================
#!/bin/ksh
# script Ls
# use 1 : Ls
# use 2 : Ls *
if [ -n "$*" ]
then
ls -1 -al $* | sort -nbk5
else
ls -al | sort -nbk5
fi
===================== end script =========================



This tip generously supported by: Marc.VanOosterwyck@vlafo.be




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