count total number of lines of ruby code

( find ./ -name '*.rb' -print0 | xargs -0 cat ) | wc -l

By: gdelfino
2014-01-30 15:35:38

What Others Think

That's a bit more complicated that it needs to be. find . -name '*.rb' -exec cat {} + | wc -l find with a + (plus) on the end runs as few cats as it can. That way you don't need xargs.
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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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