Am Mittwoch, 2. März 2005 16:50 schrieb Bruce Momjian:
> Right.  It is Unix that has the problem.  It seems we are supplying a
> special snprintf() only so gettext() in libintl will use ours instead of
> the operating system's.  Isn't there a way to target just that library
> for our replacement snprintf()?  Our code itself doesn't need the
> positional parameters.

No, it's exactly our code that needs the snprintf().  libintl does not need 

> Could we read the snprintf translation string and process positional
> parameters _before_ we sent it to gettext()?

That would defeat the entire point of this exercise.  Then translators would 
have to translate each possible substitution separately and we wouldn't need 
positional parameters at all.

Peter Eisentraut

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