I just want to say that I am excited about Rust, it’s gotten me interested in programming again, and the tools on this list have gotten me excited about the command line for the first time in years. I recently switched back to Linux from macOS after more than a decade of loyalty to Apple, in part because I’m currently more excited about projects like these than I am about Apple’s GUIs.
@sharkdp, @burntsushi, and everyone else working in this space, thank you for your efforts, and don’t let the haters get you down.
Much appreciated. :-)
Thank you for the feedback!
I like the tendency by Go and now Rust of writing small utilities that are improvements of existing utilities.
Looks very cool!
But the name…. dup? Aside from that being a built-in in many versions of Forth like languages, it should be mnemonically associated with something that involves two of something.
I agree. I didn’t really think long before naming this dup. The project has now been renamed to diskus (short for “disk usage”, also: a German word for the disc in Discus throw).
I made the github issue thinking you might have had strong feelings, but you listened and came up with a much more appropiate name. If only all my interactions with other developers were so reasonable.
maybe author didn’t care for the sound of dush
i don’t get the point. if you want du to be faster, make it faster and upstream the changes. why add more baggage that i have to drag around whenever i’m at a new computer?
is this just people padding their githubs to impress employers?
I guess duparallel? But yes, it sounds like something that would find duplicates instead of calculating directory sizes. Hardest thing in computer science?… :)