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NAME

       wc - print newline, word, and byte counts for each file

SYNOPSIS

       wc [OPTION]... [FILE]...
       wc [OPTION]... --files0-from=F

DESCRIPTION

       Print newline, word, and byte counts for each FILE, and a total line if
       more than one FILE is specified.  With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read
       standard  input.   A  word  is a non-zero-length sequence of characters
       delimited by white space.

       -c, --bytes
              print the byte counts

       -m, --chars
              print the character counts

       -l, --lines
              print the newline counts

       --files0-from=F
              read input from the files specified by NUL-terminated  names  in
              file F; If F is - then read names from standard input

       -L, --max-line-length
              print the length of the longest line

       -w, --words
              print the word counts

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR

       Written by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report wc bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report wc translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

       The  full  documentation  for wc is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and wc programs are  properly  installed  at  your  site,  the
       command

              info coreutils 'wc invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.