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Re: builtin printf ignores straight '\c'


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: builtin printf ignores straight '\c'
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:47:22 -0400

> Bash's printf appears to ignore the \c backslash escape:

This is, as you noted, as Posix specifies.

> When \c is provided via the %b conversion specifier, it is 
> interpreted:

Again, this is as posix specifies.

I'm not inclined to change the current behavior.

Chet

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.case.edu/~chet/




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