Counting the source code's line numbers C/C++ Java

find /usr/include/ -name '*.[c|h]pp' -o -name '*.[ch]' -exec cat {} \;|wc -l
Count your source and header file's line numbers For example for java change the command like this find . -name '*.java' -exec cat {} \;|wc -l
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The cat is unnecessary. You can just use something like this: find . -name '*.java' | xargs wc -l
sharfah · 545 weeks and 4 days ago
This approach is not the best one: it also counts blank lines and comments. Better use a dedicated tool to count lines, e.g. CLOC, loc, or similar.
mackaz · 545 weeks and 4 days ago
Also find . -name *.java -print0 | wc -l --files0-from -
johnquail · 538 weeks and 1 day ago
You can learn so many such linux commands from here and that makes many of your tasks easier. The above nursing center in riverside command is used to count the source code’s line numbers in c/c++ and java. The sample output provided here helps people to understand the command more easily.
Alyssalauren · 19 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

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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