[Tutor] Library for Disk Usage (UNIX)
cfuller084 at thinkingplanet.net
Wed Mar 26 17:11:48 CET 2008
On Wednesday 26 March 2008 09:11, Tom Tucker wrote:
> Hello all. I'm looking for a builtin Python library capable of providing
> similar output to what the unix df command provides. Obviously, I'm trying
> to avoid a system call if possible. I'm looking for the following fields
> at a mimimum, total size, used, and /path. Suggestions? I was looking at
> os.stat(/path)[WXYZ}, and os.path.getsize, but they are lacking.
> Thanks for the help,
You need to know the size of the blocks that the filesystem uses. Use the
statvfs module and the os.statvfs function.
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