# get_free_space_in_dir¶

astropy.utils.data.get_free_space_in_dir(path, unit=False)[source]

Given a path to a directory, returns the amount of free space on that filesystem.

Parameters
pathstr

The path to a directory.

unitbool or Unit

Return the amount of free space as Quantity in the given unit, if provided. Default is False for backward-compatibility.

Returns
free_spaceint or Quantity

The amount of free space on the partition that the directory is on. If unit=False, it is returned as plain integer (in bytes).