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@@ -171,10 +171,13 @@ The following are the options that bc(1) accepts.
evaluated in the order given. This means that if a file is given before an
expression, the file is read in and evaluated first.
- After processing all expressions and files, bc(1) will exit, unless **-**
- (**stdin**) was given as an argument at least once to **-f** or **--file**.
- However, if any other **-e**, **--expression**, **-f**, or **--file**
- arguments are given after that, bc(1) will give a fatal error and exit.
+ If this option is given on the command-line (i.e., not in **BC_ENV_ARGS**,
+ see the **ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES** section), then after processing all
+ expressions and files, bc(1) will exit, unless **-** (**stdin**) was given
+ as an argument at least once to **-f** or **--file**, whether on the
+ command-line or in **BC_ENV_ARGS**. However, if any other **-e**,
+ **--expression**, **-f**, or **--file** arguments are given after **-f-** or
+ equivalent is given, bc(1) will give a fatal error and exit.
This is a **non-portable extension**.
@@ -184,8 +187,12 @@ The following are the options that bc(1) accepts.
through **stdin**. If expressions are also given (see above), the
expressions are evaluated in the order given.
- After processing all expressions and files, bc(1) will exit, unless **-**
- (**stdin**) was given as an argument at least once to **-f** or **--file**.
+ If this option is given on the command-line (i.e., not in **BC_ENV_ARGS**,
+ see the **ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES** section), then after processing all
+ expressions and files, bc(1) will exit, unless **-** (**stdin**) was given
+ as an argument at least once to **-f** or **--file**. However, if any other
+ **-e**, **--expression**, **-f**, or **--file** arguments are given after
+ **-f-** or equivalent is given, bc(1) will give a fatal error and exit.
This is a **non-portable extension**.
@@ -193,7 +200,9 @@ All long options are **non-portable extensions**.
# STDOUT
-Any non-error output is written to **stdout**.
+Any non-error output is written to **stdout**. In addition, if history (see the
+**HISTORY** section) and the prompt (see the **TTY MODE** section) are enabled,
+both are output to **stdout**.
**Note**: Unlike other bc(1) implementations, this bc(1) will issue a fatal
error (see the **EXIT STATUS** section) if it cannot write to **stdout**, so if