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Doing some coding, how does 10 million lines sound?

Linux has now surpassed 10 million lines of code according to sources, this does include blank lines, comments and text files but none the less is a staggering amount of data.

Some analyses of the Linux kernel code base using David Wheeler’s SLOCCount program yield some interesting facts. (The acronym “SLOC” stands for Source Lines of Code.) It finds only 6,399,191 lines of source code, since it doesn’t count blank lines, comments and other input. One breakdown of the code base by SLOCCount comes up with the following figures (percentages are rounded to one decimal place.

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