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Re: Printf for gnulib?

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: Printf for gnulib?
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:53:08 -0800
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Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <address@hidden> writes:
>> Is there any interest in a full C99 printf in gnulib?  Right now,
>> there's snprintf, vasnprintf, vasprintf, vsnprintf, and xvasprintf.
>> The problem with these is that they punt to the system's underlying
>> printf for some things.  That's an issue e.g. with Windows's %I64d
>> versus %lld, and with C99 formats like %a.
> I'd be very pleased to have a full C99 printf in gnulib, mainly
> because I'm getting tired of not being able to write %zu to print
> a size_t.

Hi Gary, Paolo,

OK Guys, shall we dust this "snprintfv" thing off, polish a bit and
hand off to the interested gnulib folks?  :)  It'd be nice to have it
have first class support.   Heck, I'd like to see some of the add-on
interfaces made more widely available anyway.  :)

Cheers - Bruce

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