7.2. Bc-1.07.1

The Bc package contains an arbitrary precision numeric processing language.

7.2.1. Installation of Bc

We will install a bc program that can run on the host system, as this is needed to compile the kernel.

Prepare Bc for compilation:

CC=gcc \
./configure \

The meaning of the configure option:


This ensures that we use the host's compiler to build Bc, since we need it to run on the host system.

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 10.61.2, “Contents of Bc.”