Metric for counting the number of lines for classes. Note that this metric
measures the number of lines from the first line of the class to the last line of
the class. The count includes all program statements, comment lines and whitespace.
Implemented by the
The following properties can be configured for this metric within a MetricSet. See Creating a MetricSet for information on the syntax of setting a metric property.
boolean property controls whether the metric is enabled. If set to
false, then the metric is not included as part of the results or the output reports.
List<String> property contains the names of the functions to be calculated at the method, class and package levels and (potentially) included within the report(s). Valid values are: “total”, “average”, “minimum”, “maximum”
- The The C2 Wiki page for *Lines of Code
has a good discussion of the perils of using (abusing) lines of code as a measure
of just about anything. Note: That page specifically refers to measuring non-comment
lines. This metric only measures total lines, including statements, comments and