David A. Wheeler: New Report Sizes Up LinuxNov 01, 2000, 23:46 (8 Talkback[s])
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I've just released a report on the size of Red Hat Linux version 6.2's source code. Interesting results include the following:
The largest components (in order) were the linux kernel, the X-windows server, egcs, and emacs. The languages with the most lines of code were (in order): C, C++, LISP, shell, and perl; many other languages were also represented.