finding size of port

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Feb 24 03:05:56 PST 2011

On Feb 24, 2011, at 03:22, Russell Jones wrote:

>> Citando Russell Jones :
>>> If you have access to a system with it installed, you could use the following to get the size in kilobytes
>>> port contents texlive-latex-extra | xargs file | grep -vE ": directory$" | cut -d: -f1 | xargs du -k | cut -f1 | paste -s -d "+" - | bc
>> Or (assuming your macports prefix is /opt/local/var):

/opt/local, actually.

>>    du -h /opt/local/var/macports/software/texlive-latex-extra/
> Will that work in the general case? How so?

In the general case of a port you have installed, yes. I use:

du -sh /opt/local/var/macports/software/PORTNAME/*

where you would replace "PORTNAME" with the name of the port you want to know the installed size of.

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