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Re: Question regarding sscanf() vs. off_t and similar

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Question regarding sscanf() vs. off_t and similar
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 17:41:35 +0200
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Philipp Marek <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thursday 14 September 2006 15:01 Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Note that "L" is not a valid length modifier for integer formats.
> For gnu libc it is: 

It's better not to depend on non-standard extensions when it is easy to

>> Assuming you meant %llu instead of %Lu you can always add a cast to
>> unsigned long long to match the format.
> Yes. But that's a bit unclean, and doing that unnecessarily in a loop for 
> ~300000 iterations is something I'd like to avoid.

String formatting isn't exactly fast anyway, so the conversion would most
likely be lost in the noise.


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