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Re: Bash printf builtin bug


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash printf builtin bug
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 08:15:31 -0500

> Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Bash's builtin printf performs unwanted option argument interpretation
>       on the format string:

That's what the `--' first argument is for:  don't treat any remaining
arguments as possible options.

Chet

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