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Re: add C printf function details link

From: P
Subject: Re: add C printf function details link
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 13:24:33 +0100
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Dan Jacobson wrote:
The stat(1) docs don't mention that -c FORMATS are printf(3) style
formats and there is no reference to click to learn about them.

The find(1) -printf docs say "Unlike the C `printf' function, they do
not support field width specifiers." which is wrong,
$ find z -printf %-5fq\\n
z    q
therefore add a reference there to the "C printf function", probably
man 3 printf.

I've a patch approaching 4 years old to fix that:


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