Stat on the command line

    Stewart, you mean a little like this?

      STAT(1)                                                           User Commands                                                           
      STAT(1)
      
      NAME
             stat - display file or filesystem status
      
      SYNOPSIS
             stat [OPTION] FILE...
      
      DESCRIPTION
             Display file or filesystem status.
      
             -f, --filesystem
                    display filesystem status instead of file status
      
             -c  --format=FORMAT
                    use the specified FORMAT instead of the default
      
             -L, --dereference
                    follow links
      
             -t, --terse
                    print the information in terse form
      
             --help display this help and exit
      
             --version
                    output version information and exit
      
             The valid format sequences for files (without --filesystem):
      ...
      


    There is a standard stat command line tool.

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