counting lines of code

Steve Holden steve at
Fri Jan 22 22:30:38 CET 2010

Robert Kern wrote:
> On 2010-01-21 15:31 , Phlip wrote:
>> Aahz wrote:
>>> In article
>>> <7e09df6a-cda1-480e-a971-8f8a70ac4118 at>,
>>> Phlip <phlip2005 at> wrote:
>>>> On Jan 20, 11:20=A0pm, Michele Simionato <michele.simion... at>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> pylint does too many things, I want something fast that just counts
>>>>> the lines and can be run on thousands of files at once.
>>>>> cloc seems fine, I have just tried on 2,000 files and it gives me a
>>>>> report in just a few seconds.
>>>> In my experience with Python codebases that big...
>>>> many of those lines are duplicated, and might merge together
>>>> into a better design?
>>> Um... do you have any clue who you followed up to? If you don't, Google
>>> is your friend.
>> Oh, sorry, did I have the wrong opinion?
> You had a condescending attitude.
Towards someone who is fairly obviously not a Python neophyte.

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