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add support to bash for printf "%'d" etc.


From: Paul Eggert
Subject: add support to bash for printf "%'d" etc.
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 17:36:46 -0700 (PDT)

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: sparc
OS: solaris2.7
Compiler: gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='sparc' 
-DCONF_OSTYPE='solaris2.7' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='sparc-sun-solaris2.7' 
-DCONF_VENDOR='sun' -DSHELL  -DHAVE_CONFIG_H   -I.  -I. -I./include -I./lib 
-I/opt/reb/include -g -O2
uname output: SunOS shade.twinsun.com 5.8 Generic_108528-07 sun4u sparc 
SUNW,Ultra-1
Machine Type: sparc-sun-solaris2.7

Bash Version: 2.05
Patch Level: 0
Release Status: release

Description:
        Draft 6 of POSIX 1003.1-200x says that the shell's "printf" command
        must support the use of apostrophe as a flag character in printf
        specifications.  For example, in a locale that uses "," as a thousands
        separator, bash should behave as follows:

           $ printf "%'d\\n" 1234567
           1,234,567

Repeat-By:
        On a Solaris 7 box, run the following commands.

           export LC_ALL=en_US
           printf "%'d\\n" 1234567

        The output should be "1,234,567", but Bash instead outputs
        "bash: printf: `'': invalid format character".

Fix:

2001-04-26  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>

        * builtins/printf.def (SKIP1): Add "'", as POSIX 1003.1-200x d6
        requires.

===================================================================
RCS file: builtins/printf.def,v
retrieving revision 2.5
retrieving revision 2.5.0.1
diff -pu -r2.5 -r2.5.0.1
--- builtins/printf.def 2001/02/14 22:09:55     2.5
+++ builtins/printf.def 2001/04/27 00:13:44     2.5.0.1
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ extern int errno;
 #define PRETURN(value) \
   do { /* free (format); */ fflush (stdout); return (value); } while (0)
 
-#define  SKIP1 "#-+ 0"
+#define  SKIP1 "#'-+ 0"
 #define  SKIP2 "*0123456789"
 
 static void printstr __P((char *, char *, int, int, int));



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