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Re: [PATCH] printf: add %#s alias to %b

From: Rob Landley
Subject: Re: [PATCH] printf: add %#s alias to %b
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2023 02:17:34 -0500
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On 9/7/23 13:59, Eric Blake wrote:
> now that Issue 8 has taken efforts to make it clear that sometimes the
> shell deals with characters, and sometimes with bytes; in particular,
> environment variables can hold bytes that need not always form
> characters in the current locale).

If they didn't they couldn't hold Linux filenames. Linus Torvalds wrote about
that back in 2004:


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