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Re: printf(3): add support for z and t modifiers
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: printf(3): add support for z and t modifiers
- From: Otto Moerbeek <otto_(_at_)_drijf_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 21:34:36 +0200 (CEST)
On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, Otto Moerbeek wrote:
> this adds support for the C99 z and t modifiers to printf(3).
> Currently, the only safe way to print a size_t v is:
> printf("%llu", (unsigned long long) v);
> Since the size of size_t can be 32 or 64 bits, depending on arch.
> With this diff you can just do:
> printf("%zu", v);
> '%td' can be used in the same way for ptrdiff_t.
> Please review and test this diff; it promises to make lives of C
> programmers easier.
Well, sometimes things move fast. This has just been commited. But that
does not mean that testing and reviewing is futile...
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