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Re: %q with truncating size loses safeness of %q


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: %q with truncating size loses safeness of %q
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:03:39 -0400
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On 4/19/20 5:33 PM, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Sun, 19 Apr 2020 15:40:39 -0400
>     From:        Chet Ramey <address@hidden>
>     Message-ID:  <address@hidden>
> 
>   | Nobody, including POSIX, is rational, then.
> 
> There is no %q in POSIX printf currently, so the issue
> does not arise there, and in any case, its objective is
> not to be rational, but to document what works 

I'm referring to the specification of %b that I quoted in another message,
which uses the precision after the argument is expanded.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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