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Re: `printf -v foo ""` does not set foo=

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: `printf -v foo ""` does not set foo=
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:29:17 +0200
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Linda Walsh <address@hidden> writes:

> I have a feeling this would be hard to fix, since how can printf
> tell the difference between
>     printf -v foo ""
> and
>     printf -v foo
> ??

The latter has $# -eq 2.


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