du -sh * | sort -hr is my favorite command for quickly looking at how much space directories are taking up on a machine. For example, in the root of a Magento 2 installation you’ll see the following…
$ du -sh * | sort -hr 317M vendor 100M pub 35M dev 25M var 25M lib 19M update 7.5M setup 460K composer.lock 428K CHANGELOG.md 196K app 32K LICENSE_EE.txt 12K phpserver 12K LICENSE_AFL.txt 12K LICENSE.txt 8.0K nginx.conf.sample 8.0K bin 4.0K php.ini.sample 4.0K package.json.sample 4.0K index.php 4.0K composer.json 4.0K README_EE.md 4.0K ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md 4.0K Gruntfile.js.sample 4.0K COPYING.txt 4.0K CONTRIBUTING.md
However, if you run this command on a Mac here’s what you’ll get…
$ du -sh * | sort -hr sort: invalid option -- h Try `sort --help' for more information.
Doing so, will give you a new executable,
gsort, which supports the
I’ve added the following alias to my
.zshrc so I don’t even have to think about it…
Hi, I'm Max!
I'm a software developer who mainly works in PHP, but also dabbles in Ruby and Go. Technical topics that interest me are monitoring, security and performance.
During the day I solve challenging technical problems at Something Digital where I mainly work with the Magento platform. I also blog about tech, work on open source and hunt for bugs.
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