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Re: printf and the $ modifier


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: printf and the $ modifier
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:11:31 -0500
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On 12/20/14 11:58 AM, Aharon Robbins wrote:
> In article <address@hidden>,
> Chet Ramey  <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 3. There's not actually a lot of demand to make it available, and few
>>   implementations go through the pain (even the standalone GNU printf).
>>   The only one I found after a quick non-exhaustive search is the ksh93
>>   builtin, which doesn't use the libc printf engine at all.
> 
> I assume you mean "shell implementations". :-)

Point taken.  I meant utility implementations.

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