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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:
https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=awk&sektion=1
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