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calculate the total line numbers of files in directory

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I want to calulate the total line numebers of the files(*.h *.cpp) in certain directory(include its subdirecories). How to I write the command? cat ./tmp/*.h | wc -l

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Original post by Trenki
maybe wc -l `find -iname "*.h"`


The command you written does not work.

cat a/*.h a/*.cpp | wc -l
but cannot include the subdirectories.

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