public abstract long getUsableSpace () throws IOException

Returns the number of bytes available to this Java virtual machine on the file store.

The returned number of available bytes is a hint, but not a guarantee, that it is possible to use most or any of these bytes. The number of usable bytes is most likely to be accurate immediately after the space attributes are obtained. It is likely to be made inaccurate by any external I/O operations including those made on the system outside of this Java virtual machine.

Returns:  the number of bytes available

IOException     if an I/O error occurs