counting lines of code

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 12:00:19 CET 2010


On Jan 22, 7:51 pm, Phlip <phlip2... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 9:00 pm, Michele Simionato <michele.simion... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Just for fun I have run cloc on our trunk:
>
> > SUM:                8743    272238    215871   1470139 x   1.84 =
> > 2708354.95
>
> Nice!
>
> My favorite version of a cloc system can distinguish test from
> production code. That's why I always use executable cloc to measure
> the ratio of test to production code (where 1.2:1 is almost
> comfortable an 2:1 is sacred).

Most of this code base is old, before we started using automatic
tests, so tests are not a significant fraction of the code. And in any
case I consider tests as code, since you have to maintain them,
refactor them, etc.



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