List 50 largest source files in a project

find . -type f -name '*.pm' -printf '%6s %p\n' | sort -nr | head -n 50
Will work with filenames with spaces inside. Will not break in case of someone making directory that matches *.pm. And sorts from largest. Where largest is file size, not line count.

By: depesz
2011-02-09 16:19:11

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