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The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM not implement this request. There are modern tool work-arounds -- use Open Source or use SQL, as mentioned in earlier comments.
Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac
Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager
The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.
Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT
Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM
If a text interface is good enough, there is this tool called NCurses Disk Usage - see more about it here: https://dev.yorhel.nl/ncdu.
The source can be retrieved from the git repository and compiled in PASE using the compiler tools installed via YUM. I compiled it on our 7.3 partition without any issues so far.
Maybe IBM can include this tool in their YUM repository, so compile would not be necessary?
You can already easily do what you are asking for with SQL Services . See the iSee video blog for examples.
Attachment (Description): Example from TreeSize for Windows