Where can I find the program that runs the -wc command?

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Also, FYI, you can easily find various versions of the free and open source code for wc on the net.

Here is an example:

Appendix A Source of the wc command

The source file wc.c ... (one of many examples on the net)
/* Sample implementation of wc utility. */

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdarg.h>

typedef unsigned long count_t;  /* Counter type */

/* Current file counters: chars, words, lines */
count_t ccount;
count_t wcount;
count_t lcount;

/* Totals counters: chars, words, lines */
count_t total_ccount = 0;
count_t total_wcount = 0;
count_t total_lcount = 0;

/* Print error message and exit with error status. If PERR is not 0,
   display current errno status. */
static void
error_print (int perr, char *fmt, va_list ap)
  vfprintf (stderr, fmt, ap);
  if (perr)
    perror (" ");
    fprintf (stderr, "\n");
  exit (1);  

/* Print error message and exit with error status. */
static void
errf (char *fmt, ...)
  va_list ap;
  va_start (ap, fmt);
  error_print (0, fmt, ap);
  va_end (ap);

/* Print error message followed by errno status and exit
   with error code. */
static void
perrf (char *fmt, ...)
  va_list ap;
  va_start (ap, fmt);
  error_print (1, fmt, ap);
  va_end (ap);

/* Output counters for given file */
report (char *file, count_t ccount, count_t wcount, count_t lcount)
  printf ("%6lu %6lu %6lu %s\n", lcount, wcount, ccount, file);

/* Return true if C is a valid word constituent */
static int
isword (unsigned char c)
  return isalpha (c);

/* Increase character and, if necessary, line counters */
#define COUNT(c)       \
      ccount++;        \
      if ((c) == '\n') \

/* Get next word from the input stream. Return 0 on end
   of file or error condition. Return 1 otherwise. */
getword (FILE *fp)
  int c;
  int word = 0;
  if (feof (fp))
    return 0;
  while ((c = getc (fp)) != EOF)
      if (isword (c))
      COUNT (c);

  for (; c != EOF; c = getc (fp))
      COUNT (c);
      if (!isword (c))

  return c != EOF;
/* Process file FILE. */
counter (char *file)
  FILE *fp = fopen (file, "r");
  if (!fp)
    perrf ("cannot open file `%s'", file);

  ccount = wcount = lcount = 0;
  while (getword (fp))
  fclose (fp);

  report (file, ccount, wcount, lcount);
  total_ccount += ccount;
  total_wcount += wcount;
  total_lcount += lcount;
main (int argc, char **argv)
  int i;
  if (argc < 2)
    errf ("usage: wc FILE [FILE...]");
  for (i = 1; i < argc; i++)
    counter (argv[i]);
  if (argc > 2)
    report ("total", total_ccount, total_wcount, total_lcount);
  return 0;

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