Thursday, November 8, 2012

Find total number of lines recursively in terminal

Recently I need to do some analyze on code check into certain repository, and thanks to linux provide a very useful to for wc, you can get word count, number of lines types of information easily. And in order to do it recursively, here is the command you need, very handy for me :)

find . -name '*.js' | xargs wc -l