* M. Warner Losh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [030209 08:39] wrote:
> In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>             Alfred Perlstein <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> : syslog(3) botches things if you pass it a string that has "%%m" in it.
> : this should fix it, any comments?
> : 
> With the above fix, "fred %%m" will produce
> 'fred %%ERRNO-ERROR-MESSAGE' would it not?  Isn't there one too many
> fputc(ch, fmt_fp) in the case where you detect %%? 
> +                             ++fmt;
> +                             fputc(ch, fmt_fp);
> instead in the '%%' if statement.  This would print only one '%' ala
> printf.

Heh, the format string is passed through printf later, we don't want
to eat the extra % otherwise it will cause problems for us.

-Alfred Perlstein [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
'Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
 start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.'

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