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Re: [RFC] seq: allow format string to contain no %-directives

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [RFC] seq: allow format string to contain no %-directives
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 18:21:25 +0100

Steven Schubiger <address@hidden> wrote:
> I was wondering how such an implementation would possibly look like.
> But before I dig into the code again, some clarification on the specifics
> of expected behavior would be regarded helpful.
> Would such a change allow for repeated items such as
> $ seq -f "a" 5
> a
> a
> a
> a
> a

Thanks for looking at it.
Actually, I've just removed that TODO item.
There are plenty of other ways to print a constant string repeatedly,
so changing seq to allow this is not justified.

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