Bug#568134: ITP: libfile-countlines-perl -- Efficiently count the number of line breaks in a file
Owner: Maximilian Gass <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Package name : libfile-countlines-perl
Version : 0.0.2
Upstream Author : Moritz Lenz
* URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/File-CountLines/
* License : Artistic or GPL-1+
Programming Lang: Perl
Description : Efficiently count the number of line breaks in a file
perlfaq5 answers the question on how to count the number of lines in a file.
File::CountLines is a convenient wrapper around that method, with additional
More specifically, it counts the number of line breaks rather than lines. On
Unix systems nearlly all text files end with a newline (by convention), so
usually the number of lines and number of line breaks is equal.