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Old 01-11-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
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o/p of wc


plz look into the following command...

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asit@ubuntu:~/script$ echo 567 | wc -c
4

though 567 is a 3 character number, why the o/p is 4 ??
 
Old 01-11-2011, 02:44 PM   #2
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Because echo, invoked w/o a "-n", will append a linefeed.



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