From: Stephane CHAZELAS on
2009-12-24, 23:16(-08), Daniel de C�rdoba:
> in the hope that this may be useful for somebody, I created this
> easy shell calculator. It just creates a C++ program, compiles it,
> runs it, and removes it.
> I just needed a powerful calculator (bitwise operators, hexadecimal
> input/output, etc.), and found nothing appropriate.

What about zsh's zcalc? It seems to have all of the above plus
benefits from zsh's wonderful line editor.