Re: Simple calculator
Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 07, 1998 at 12:06:05PM -0600, Neale Pickett wrote:
> > Maybe we could convince the bc maintainer to add a shell script to the
> > bc package (call it "calc" or something else easy to remember) which
> > does command-line calculations, then; it seems as though a lot of people
> > would find such a thing useful.
> > #!/bin/sh
> > if [ $# = 0 ]; then
> > echo "`basename $0`: must supply something to calculate!" >&2
> > exit 1
> > echo "$*" | bc -l | sed 's/0*$//'
> Good idea.
I guess you're calling for James Troup? He's not around.
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