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Re: Parted 1.4.20 and PRIx64

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted 1.4.20 and PRIx64
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 20:05:59 +1000
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On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 09:08:10AM +0200, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> > Grrr, that's UGLY.  Why not use that %llx, (long long) trick instead?
> > 
> > i.e.
> > 
> >     printf (_("blah blah %llx"), (long long) some_num);
> From a translator's perspective, this would work just as fine. I
> thought not using those formats directly was the point of the change
> 2001-10-14  Andrew Clausen  <address@hidden>
> * libparted/disk_gpt.c: did %s/\%llx/" PRIx64 "/g

The problem with that was __u64 sometimes != (long long).  So it didn't
work (without type-casting).

The point of the change was merely to get it to work in a clean way.
But [xa]sprintf()ing a format string is rather ugly, IMHO.


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