Subject: Re: bc and dc revisited.
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/10/2003 20:23:31
> In article <>,
> Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
> >
> >On Nov 10, 2003, at 7:25 AM, <> wrote:
> >
> >> Actually, to verify its functionality I used the tests from GNU bc.
> >> I needed to do so because I was fiddling with its internals, and
> >> it's generally a good idea to verify that it works afterwards :-)
> >
> >Cool.  Perhaps we could just keep the GNU bc testsuite for the new one 
> >(like I said, I think it's fine to use a GPL'd testsuite in this way).
> We should also look at the OpenBSD bc/dc work. They have been slowly
> adding all the GNU extensions. It might be easier to start from there.
Well, at least due to the code they have added less gnu extensions than
I did when cleaning it up :-) And, the AT&T dc soes not have to be linked
against libcrypto to be used :-)

-- Ragge