libfile-countlines-perl - module for efficiently counting the number of lines in a file

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libfile-countlines-perl
Package version 0.0.3
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 8.88 KB
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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.


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libfile-countlines-perl_0.0.3-1_all.deb 0.0.3 all Debian Main
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Binary Package libfile-countlines-perl_0.0.3-1_all.deb
Source Package libfile-countlines-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libfile-countlines-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libfile-countlines-perl




2010-08-22 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-countlines-perl (0.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Remove patch, applied upstream.
* Convert to source format 3.0 (quilt). Remove quilt framework.
* debian/copyright: point to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-1.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes).
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2010-02-02 - Maximilian Gass <>
libfile-countlines-perl (0.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (closes: #568134)

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