On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Gerald S. Stoller wrote:
I executed the following printf (in a Korn shell command-line) printf 't %2$s .\n' 3 55 and got the following response printf: illegal format character $
The following is an excerpt from the man-3 page for printf .
'man 3 printf' shows the man page for the C library function printf. 'man 1 printf' shows the man page for the printf *program*, which does not appear to support the $ format string.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"