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Re: formatting number of bytes to human readable format

On 13 Aug 2008, rkmr wrote:
is there any library / function that prints number of bytes in human
readable format?
for example

print a

should output
1 MB
is a good start - just need to change the table to something like::

_abbrevs = [
(2 ** 30L - 1, 'G'),
(2 ** 20L - 1, 'M'),
(2 ** 10L - 1, 'K'),
(1, '')

(and add a 'B').


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