stat man page on Aros
STAT(1) User Commands STAT(1)
stat - display file or file system status
stat [OPTION] FILE...
Display file or file system status.
display file system status instead of file status
use the specified FORMAT instead of the default; output a new‐
line after each use of FORMAT
like --format, but interpret backslash escapes, and do not out‐
put a mandatory trailing newline. If you want a newline,
include \n in FORMAT.
print the information in terse form
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
The valid format sequences for files (without --file-system):
%a Access rights in octal
%A Access rights in human readable form
%b Number of blocks allocated (see %B)
%B The size in bytes of each block reported by %b
%d Device number in decimal
%D Device number in hex
%f Raw mode in hex
%F File type
%g Group ID of owner
%G Group name of owner
%h Number of hard links
%i Inode number
%n File name
%N Quoted file name with dereference if symbolic link
%o I/O block size
%s Total size, in bytes
%t Major device type in hex
%T Minor device type in hex
%u User ID of owner
%U User name of owner
%x Time of last access
%X Time of last access as seconds since Epoch
%y Time of last modification
%Y Time of last modification as seconds since Epoch
%z Time of last change
%Z Time of last change as seconds since Epoch
Valid format sequences for file systems:
%a Free blocks available to non-superuser
%b Total data blocks in file system
%c Total file nodes in file system
%d Free file nodes in file system
%f Free blocks in file system
%i File System ID in hex
%l Maximum length of filenames
%n File name
%s Block size (for faster transfers)
%S Fundamental block size (for block counts)
%t Type in hex
%T Type in human readable form
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of stat, which usually super‐
sedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's docu‐
mentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Michael Meskes.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License
<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the
extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for stat is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and stat programs are properly installed at your site, the
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 6.9 March 2007 STAT(1)
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