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Bc

https://www.gnu.org/software/bc/
Interactive algebraic language

'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

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Phil Nelson Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-bc@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 December 2016.



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