This chapter contains various utilities that do not fit conveniently into other chapters. Programs include a command line calculator, several utilities for manipulating text and graphics, and a program to interface with a palm-pilot.
The bc package contains an arbitrary precision numeric processing language.
libedit (as an alternative to readline)
Install bc by running the following commands:
patch -Np1 -i ../bc-1.06-flex_invocation-1.patch && patch -Np1 -i ../bc-1.06-readline-1.patch && ./configure --prefix=/usr --with-readline && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the root user:
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