Dec 252017
 
Disk search utility -- locates oldest, newest, largest, smallest files -- good if you are trying to clean up your disk.

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WORST: Searches all the files and subdir-
ectories on your disk to find the oldest,
newest, largest, and smallest files.
Handy for removing ancient and zero-byte
files, finding what's just been modified,
or those files that are taking up lots of
disk space. Freeware (includes C source)



File WORST.ZIP from The Programmer’s Corner in
Category File Managers
Disk search utility — locates oldest, newest, largest, smallest files — good if you are trying to clean up your disk.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
FILE_ID.DIZ 423 231 deflated
WORST.C 6332 2182 deflated
WORST.DOC 2179 794 deflated
WORST.EXE 15360 7663 deflated

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Contents of the WORST.DOC file


WORST

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Finds oldest, newest, largest, and smallest files
and all empty subdirectories on your disk.
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TYPICAL OUTPUT:

Category Date Time Bytes File or Directory Name
-------- -------- ------ -------- -------------------------
Empty 02-14-91 06:27p 0 C:\KSP\CALENDAR\OBJ\
Empty 02-14-91 06:39p 0 C:\WINDOWS\PIF\
Empty 07-24-92 02:29p 0 C:\LANTASTI.NET\C-DRIVE\
Empty 07-22-92 06:19p 0 C:\BIGMOUTH.NEW\LINT\
Newest 07-29-92 09:49p 15360 C:\WORST\WORST.EXE
Oldest 01-01-80 00:03a 39831 C:\BIN\LAND.COM
Largest 07-11-92 10:57a 1832818 C:\DOCS\INTERRUP.LST
Smallest 08-15-91 11:08p 0 C:\LANTASTI\Z_MGR.DAT


Usage:C:\>WORST option option ...

Where "option" may be:

(1) A filespec pattern, possibly containing wildcard
characters such as "*" and "?". Searches all filespecs
listed.

(2) +S

Enables recursive search of subdirectories for all
subsequent filespecs.

(3) -S

Disables recursive search of subdirectories for all
subsequent filespecs. (Default)

Examples:

1.WORST

Searches the current directory of the current drive.

2.WORST C:

Searches the current directory of drive C.

3.WORST C:\

Searches the root directory of drive C.

4.WORST +S C:

Searches the current directory of drive C and all of
the subdirectories below the current directory of
drive C.

5.WORST +S C:\

Searches ALL directories of drive C.

6.WORST C:\BIN\*.COM

Searches all filespecs matching C:\BIN\*.COM

7.WORST +S B: C:\BIN\ D:\*.COM

Searches the current directory of drive B and all of
its subdirectories, subdirectory BIN of drive C and
all subdirectories of BIN, and all .COM files in the
root directory of drive D.

8.WORST B: +S C:\BIN -S D:\*.COM

Searches the current directory of drive B,
subdirectory BIN of drive C and all subdirectories of
BIN, and all .COM files in the root directory of
drive D.


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