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Re: (possible) bug submission for gawk

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: (possible) bug submission for gawk
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 14:04:53 -0500
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"Black Passion" <address@hidden> wrote:
> address@hidden gawk-3.1.5]$ echo 111111111.123456789 | ./gawk '{printf 
> "%.4f",$1}'; echo
> 111111111.1235

This happens because "%.4f" means that the number should be *rounded*
to 4 decimal places, not *truncated*.  .1235 is numerically closer to
your input number than .1234.


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