using rsync to get filestats

Mag Gam magawake at
Tue Oct 14 02:50:28 GMT 2008

Would it be more efficient to use rsync to get filestats instead of
using the 'find' command? I would like to know how big a directory is
on a filesystem, but this directory has millions of small files. I was
wondering if rsync would be more efficient than find when using "-n"


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