stewart@saturn:~$ time du -sh Maildir
15GÂ Â Â Maildir
realÂ Â Â 0m55.749s
userÂ Â Â 0m1.008s
sysÂ Â Â 0m17.205s
interestingly the tar.bz2 archive of this is only 3.4GB.
It also takes *much* longer to run this on my laptop (over 5 minutes). mmmm… raid.
I’ve also deleted a lot of mailing list mail over the years… i wonder what that would be if i hadn’t….