On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 10:43:25PM +0300, Zeev Suraski wrote:

> >Does anyone object to my adding a new function disktotalspace()?
> >
> >A friend of mine ran into a situation where he required an
> >OS-independent means of determining the amount of free space on a
> >filesystem (meaning executing and parsing 'df -k' wasn't going to
> >cut it).
> I'm pretty sure we're already incompatible with Windows 95, so I'm not sure 
> we should go through those hoops - we can just call the function directly...

Yes, but this new version will work correctly under Unix-like
systems and Windows NT / 2000 systems.  Executing system binaries
is sloppy for things like this, anyway.

Or perhaps I'm missing your point?

Jon Parise ([EMAIL PROTECTED])  .  Rochester Inst. of Technology
http://www.csh.rit.edu/~jon/  :  Computer Science House Member

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