Subject: Re: bc and dc revisited.
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/10/2003 20:23:31
> In article <29656B19-1393-11D8-8B71-000A957650EC@wasabisystems.com>,
> Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On Nov 10, 2003, at 7:25 AM, <email@example.com> 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 :-)