Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/07/06/15:53:24

From: ebachalo AT cygnus DOT com (Eric Bachalo)
Subject: Re: printf + long long
6 Jul 1998 15:53:24 -0700 :
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To: newsham AT lava DOT net (Tim Newsham), cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

I just left a meeting where this problem was brought up as a side issue.
It is being looked into and should be resolved shortly.  Thank you for
pointing it out.  I heard that it may require both minor newlib and minor
cygnwin changes.

Best Regards,
Eric Bachalo

At 10:51 AM 7/6/98 -1000, Tim Newsham wrote:
>    Printf doesnt seem to handle long long formatting options
>      long long x;
>      x = (long long)5 << 32 | 4;
>      printf("%llx %d\n", x, 3);
>will print "5 4" instead of "500000004 3" like it should.  It looks
>like newlib has support for %ll and %q formatting options but that
>they are conditionally compiled.  Perhaps its just a matter of rebuilding
>newlib with the proper definitions?
>                                            Tim N.

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