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Old 03-18-2004, 10:07 AM   #1
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Count number of line in a file.


Hello,

How can I count the number of line I have in file?

Thanks in advance.

Allan.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 10:08 AM   #2
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In what programming language?
 
Old 03-18-2004, 10:16 AM   #3
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wc -l filename
 
Old 03-18-2004, 10:16 AM   #4
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er, just noticed this is the programming forum. Do it through a system call
 
Old 03-18-2004, 10:49 AM   #5
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Old 03-18-2004, 12:12 PM   #6
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no, the programming language question was the right question, so ... what programming language?

PS there is no system call to determine the number of lines in a file (though you can use some to get it, with some manipulation/calculation)
 
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bash$ wc -l myfile.txt
 
Old 03-18-2004, 06:04 PM   #8
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PS there is no system call to determine the number of lines in a file (though you can use some to get it, with some manipulation/calculation)
No, I meant to use system(wc).
 
  


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