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Re: [bug-gawk] Invalid result when converting to hex literal

From: Steven Penny
Subject: Re: [bug-gawk] Invalid result when converting to hex literal
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:13:58 -0500

On Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 2:50 PM wrote:
> POSIX doesn't require awk to support %a.  If you think it does,
> please cite chapter and verse.

I did that a year ago already, but I will do it again:

> The printf statement shall produce output based on a notation similar to
> the File Format Notation used to describe file formats in this volume of
> POSIX.1-2008 (see XBD File Format Notation).


> The floating-point number argument representing a floating-point number
> shall be converted in the style "[-]0xh.hhhhp±d" [...]


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