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Re: putc vs printf

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: putc vs printf
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 13:29:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

> GNU RCS does not presently use gnulib, but it will in the future.
> With that in mind, i have a question inspired by this comment in
> the source code:
>   /* Output the first character with `putc', not `printf'.
>      Otherwise, an SVR4 stdio bug buffers output inefficiently.  */
> I don't know what to make of it and am wondering if, when the
> transition to gnulib occurs, it's an issue that can be conveniently
> glossed over.  Could someone explain this or point me to more info?

I don't know anything specific about that comment or problem, but I
doubt that you need to care about SVR4 at all these days?


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