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Re: [Help-bash] floating point arithmetic

From: Barry Walker
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] floating point arithmetic
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 21:04:47 +0000 (UTC)

Hi Jerry...

> I was told that "bash" does not support floating point arithmetic. I was
> wondering if there are any plans to change that in future releases?

If you are running CygWin then bc and dc are NOT part of a default install.
However all *NIX type systems have awk which can do floating point along with
some mathematical functions...

man awk:


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