Advertisement Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

calculate the total line numbers of files in directory

This topic is 3969 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Recommended Posts

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

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
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.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Sign in to follow this  

  • Advertisement

Important Information

By using, you agree to our community Guidelines, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. is your game development community. Create an account for your GameDev Portfolio and participate in the largest developer community in the games industry.

Sign me up!