Parallel Disk Usage (pdu) is a highly parallelized, fast directory tree analyzer.
This is a CLI program that renders a graphical chart for disk usages of files and directories
pdu is free and open source software.
- Relative comparison of separate files.
- Extensible via the library crate or JSON interface.
- Optional progress report.
- Customize tree depth.
- Customize chart size.
Developer: Hoàng Văn Khải
License: Apache License 2.0
USAGE: pdu [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] [--] [files]... FLAGS: -h, --help Prints help information --json-input Read JSON data from stdin --json-output Print JSON data instead of an ASCII chart --no-sort Preserve order of entries --progress Report progress being made at the expense of performance --silent-errors Prevent filesystem error messages from appearing in stderr --top-down Print the tree top-down instead of bottom-up -V, --version Prints version information OPTIONS: --bytes-format
How to display the numbers of bytes [default: metric] [possible values: plain, metric, binary] --column-width Maximum widths of the tree column and width of the bar column --max-depth Maximum depth to display the data (must be greater than 0) [default: 10] --min-ratio Minimal size proportion required to appear [default: 0.01] --quantity Aspect of the files/directories to be measured [default: len] [possible values: len, blksize, blocks] --total-width Width of the visualization ARGS: ... List of files and/or directories EXAMPLES: Show disk usage chart of current working directory $ pdu Show disk usage chart of a single file or directory $ pdu path/to/file/or/directory Compare disk usages of multiple files and/or directories $ pdu file.txt dir/ Show chart in block sizes instead of apparent sizes $ pdu --quantity=blksize Show data in plain numbers instead of metric units $ pdu --bytes-format=plain Show data in base 2¹⁰ units (binary) instead of base 10³ units (metric) $ pdu --bytes-format=binary Show disk usage chart of all entries regardless of size $ pdu --min-ratio=0 Only show disk usage chart of entries whose size is at least 5% of total $ pdu --min-ratio=0.05 Show disk usage data as JSON instead of chart $ pdu --min-ratio=0 --json-output | jq Visualize existing JSON representation of disk usage data $ pdu --min-ratio=0 < disk-usage.json
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