How can i combine both of the below commands? I want to get a single file with the owner and the size of the files

find /test -type f -size +$(df -k /test| awk 'NR == 3 { printf "%d", 
$1/4 }') -exec du -sh {} +

find /test -type f -size +$(df -k /test | awk 'NR == 3 { printf "%d", 
$1/4 }') -exec stat -c '%U' {} +
  • What would your desired output look like? – Jeff Schaller Oct 30 '18 at 0:17
  • should list size of the files and owner – Vas Oct 30 '18 at 0:21
  • ... and the filename, corresponding with the du command? Just curious if the size & filename should come first, or the owner – Jeff Schaller Oct 30 '18 at 0:22
  • yes. order should really matter. – Vas Oct 30 '18 at 0:23
  • file owner size – Vas Oct 30 '18 at 0:24

Two possible options, where I've pruned out the bulk of your find statement so that it focuses on the different ways to combine them:

  1. combine the find statements into a "find-shell":

    find ... -exec sh -c 'printf "%s - %s - %s\n" "$1" "$(stat -c %U "$1")" "$(du -sh "$1")"' find-sh {} \;

This passes the files one at a time into the shell command, which combines the stat and du commands into a formatted printf statement. This second option passes multiple files at a time to the stat command.

  1. combine the functionality with stat:

    find ... -exec stat -c '%n %U %s' {} +

The stat option prints the size in bytes, which is slightly different from the du -h format.

A third option exists, if you have GNU find available, for its -printf extension:

find ... -printf '%p %u %s\n'
  • Thanks Jeff. trying to include one more find here, Can you advice on how I can do that? find ..... -exec printf "%s\n" "$(awk -F '=' '/ID/ { print $2}' "$1")"' find-sh {} \; Basically this is grepping for ID from the same file which is in the form ID=0000 – Vas Nov 6 '18 at 21:09
  • The comment formatting makes it hard to interpret what's going on; I'd suggest a new question that explains exactly what you're going for and where you are now. – Jeff Schaller Nov 6 '18 at 21:26
  • I did post a new question . Here is the link unix.stackexchange.com/questions/480204/… – Vas Nov 6 '18 at 21:27

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