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GetDirectorySize - Calculate the size of a directory

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' Returns the size of the specified directory
' - Note: requires Imports System.IO
' - Usage: Dim DirSize As Long = GetDirectorySize("D:\Projects")

Function GetDirectorySize(ByVal DirPath As String) As Long
 Dim DirSize As Long
 Dim Dir As DirectoryInfo = New DirectoryInfo(DirPath)

 ' add the size of each file
 Dim ChildFile As FileInfo
 For Each ChildFile In Dir.GetFiles()
  DirSize += ChildFile.Length
 Next

 ' add the size of each sub-directory, that is retrieved by recursively
 ' calling this same routine
 Dim SubDir As DirectoryInfo
 For Each SubDir In Dir.GetDirectories()
  DirSize += GetDirectorySize(SubDir.FullName)
 Next

 Return DirSize
End Function


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