Subject: lib/36914: printf(3) doesn't support %ls
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From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/05/2007 09:40:01
>Synopsis: printf(3) doesn't support %ls
>Arrival-Date: Wed Sep 05 09:40:00 +0000 2007
>Originator: Aymeric Vincent
>Release: NetBSD 4.99.30
System: NetBSD ibook 4.99.30 NetBSD 4.99.30 (IBOOK) #38: Mon Aug 27 22:47:27 CEST 2007 vincent@ibook:/usr/src/sys/arch/macppc/compile/IBOOK macppc
Architecture: powerpc (irrelevant)
Machine: macppc (irrelevant)
Contrary to what the man page says, printf(3) doesn't support %ls.
Newer versions of nvi happen to use this missing feature in a couple of places,
leading to some screen output being erased.
Sorry, no patch. Maybe the code can be stolen from the wide-character version
of printf() in vfwprintf.c, but I'm not near enough familiar with it to even
give it a try.