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Count the number of characters read

  1. #include <stdio.h>
  2.  
  3. main() {
  4.     long count;
  5.  
  6.     for ( count = 0L; getchar() != EOF; ++count )
  7.         ;   /* empty */
  8.     printf("%ld\n", count);
  9. }
$ gcc -o ccount ccount.c
$ ./ccount 
one two three four five six seven
eight nine
ten
49
^D
$ ./ccount < ccount.c
133

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