On Jan 26, 2009, at 1:58 PM, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote:
As far as I can see, printf is not calculating strings lengths
correctly when using utf-8 encoding. Either that, or I'm using byte
count, and can't find the character count :-/
printf(1) explicitly states that it works with ASCII and ANSI
X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'') character escapes, and it also notes:
Multibyte characters are not recognized in format strings (this
is only a
problem if `%' can appear inside a multibyte character).
Some platforms have a printf_l(3) which is locale/xlocale-aware, but
there doesn't seem to be a corresponding CLI utility which understands
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