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Re: [Chicken-users] srfi-29 egg problems: address@hidden doesn't seem to

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] srfi-29 egg problems: address@hidden doesn't seem to work?
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 09:46:49 +0100

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 8:28 AM, Robin Lee Powell
<address@hidden> wrote:
>  I copied the attached example directly from
> , with the following
>  changes:
>  1.  I don't use store-bundle! or load-bundle! at all
>  2.  I force the language to French.
>  Actually running it gives me:
>  Error: (fprintf) illegal format-string character: #\1
>         Call history:
>         <syntax>                (localized-message (quote goodbye) myname)
>         <syntax>                (quote goodbye)
>         <syntax>                (display #\newline)
>         <eval>          (display (localized-message (quote time) "12:00" 
> myname))
>         <eval>          (localized-message (quote time) "12:00" myname)
>         <eval>          [localized-message] (apply format (cons 
> (localized-template (quote hello-program) message-name) args))
>         <eval>          [localized-message] (cons (localized-template (quote 
> hello-program) message-name) args)
>         <eval>          [localized-message] (localized-template (quote 
> hello-program) message-name)     <--
>  This seems te be coming from the "address@hidden, c'est ~a." string, which
>  srfi-29 says it supports.  Am I missing something?
>  CHICKEN Version 2.726
>  Just downloaded the egg, so should be the latest.

You need a version of "format" that is more capable than the builtin
one (which builds on [sf]printf). Install "format-modular" or "format", and
load that before srfi-29.


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