bc - GNU bc arbitrary precision calculator language

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name bc
Package version 1.06.95
Package release 9
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 255 B
Download size 100.30 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
GNU bc is an interactive algebraic language with arbitrary precision which
follows the POSIX 1003.2 draft standard, with several extensions including
multi-character variable names, an `else' statement and full Boolean
expressions.  GNU bc does not require the separate GNU dc program.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bc_1.06.95-9_i386.deb 1.06.95 i386 Debian Main
bc - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package bc_1.06.95-9_amd64.deb
Source Package bc

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install bc deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bc




2014-06-14 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove ancient unnecessary install-info dependencies.
* Fix some formatting issues with bc man page, 07_bc_man.diff
(Closes: #725898). Thanks to Bjarni Ingi Gislason for the patch.
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5
2013-06-02 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Use makeinfo instead of obsoleted texi2html
* Reintroduce patch reading ~/.dcrc file at dc start, 06_read_dcrc.diff
(Closes: #582137) (LP: #918836)
* Drop old-style 'Home page:' entries in long description
* Added a gbp.conf to use pristine-tar and to sign tags
2013-05-24 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-7) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #705771)
* Switch to Debian source format 3.0 (quilt)
* Updated copyright file with missing licenses and holders. Now in DEP-5
* Bump standards version to 3.9.4
* Bump debhelper Build-Dependency to >= 9 and switch from old-style rules
with manual calls to dh_* to modern style dh rules
* Bump compat level to 9
* Drop libreadline5-dev from Build-Depends, it no longer exists in unstable
* Add a doc-base file for bc
* Fix a typo in bc, 01_typo_in_bc.diff
* Fix hyphens used as minus signs in manpages,
* Fix array initialization bug, 03_array_initialize.diff (Closes: #671513,
* Revert all inline patches and introduce them as logical quilt patches
+ Set the info dircategory to Math, 04_info_dircategory.diff
+ Notice read/write errors on input and output,
* clean target now conforms to Debian Policy §4.9, "must undo any effects
that the build target may have had [...]"
* Added Vcs-Git/Vcs-Browser entries to debian/control
* Reintroduce the missing 1.06.94-3.1 changelog entry
* Get rid of postinst/postrm files, they were unneeded
2013-04-30 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-6) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Make bc Multi-Arch: foreign, so that it can satisfy (build-)dependencies
from other architectures (thanks, Sune Vuorela and Wookey; closes:
#681784, LP: #1098408).
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets.
2013-04-19 - John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaned
2012-08-01 - John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Added #!/bin/sh to scripts.
Closes: #683571: postinst and postrm are not valid scripts
2012-06-22 - John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied patch from Pádraig Brady.
Closes: #608255: bc uses uninitialized memory
* Applied patch from Paul Dwerryhouse.
Closes: #472250: please return support for .dcrc file
* Applied patch from Ian Jackson.
Closes: #488735: notice read and write errors on input and output
* Generated bc.html and dc.html but something is still wrong.
* Added homepage field to debian/control.
* I can't see the problem with hyphens.
* Fixed doc-base white space.
* Added watch file.
* I believe that the above changes deal with 558188.
Closes: #558188: Changes made in 1.06.94-3.1 NMU have been lost
2009-10-15 - John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed errors in debian/rules that prevented info files from
being correctly generated.
2009-10-03 - John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
bc (1.06.95-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
Closes: #538419: New bc upstream version 1.06.95
Fixed libreadline build dependencies.

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