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comment Passing variables through <<EOF
@don_crissti You are right, I think it is rather related than duplicate, retracted close vote.
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comment Passing variables through <<EOF
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comment Any way to customize the initialization of variables in the bc calculator?
Maybe I need to ask it more explicitly in order for you to see my point. Why do you roll out, e.g. perl or expr or whatever other tool may be useful? I would recommend to formulate your question in such a way that is open to alternative. Now you already scare away everyone unfamiliar with bc.
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comment Any way to customize the initialization of variables in the bc calculator?
And why do you want to use bc per se?
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comment Any way to customize the initialization of variables in the bc calculator?
No. It does not explain what you are trying to accomplish. Your goal is not to use bc. I suppose it is part of a bigger problem you are trying to solve, and I am afraid that you are on a wrong route. Please read meta.stackexchange.com/questions/66377/what-is-the-xy-problem to see what my concern is.
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comment Copy file,create duplicates in different directory with predefined list of filenames
You really want copies? Or can your problem be solved with links?
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comment Any way to customize the initialization of variables in the bc calculator?
bc -w would flag mutli-character variable expressions. But I don't think that is what you want. Actually, what do you really need this for? I am a bit afraid for an XY-type of problem.
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