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Bc

https://www.gnu.org/software/bc/
'Bc' is an arbitrary precision numeric processing language. Its syntax is similar to C, but differs in many substantial areas. It supports interactive execution of statements. 'Bc' is a utility included in the POSIX P1003.2/D11 draft standard. This version does not use the historical method of having bc be a compiler for the dc calculator (the POSIX document doesn't specify how bc must be implemented). This version has a single executable that both compiles the language and runs the resulting 'byte code.' The byte code is not the dc language.

Documentation

User reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/bc/manual/html_mono/bc.html

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Download

Download version 1.06 (stable)
released on 15 November 2000

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Licensing

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

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Phil Nelson Maintainer


Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-bc@gnu.org


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 December 2008.



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