Subject: Re: printf(3) portability proposal
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 07/05/1999 19:00:12
On Mon, 5 Jul 1999, Ross Harvey wrote:

: 1. C9X drafts contain new printf(3) format specifiers for size_t/ssize_t
:    and ptrdiff_t/(equivalent unsigned integer).

: In order to do #1, both the compiler and library must be hacked.  (I
: volunteer, other volunteers welcome.)

It appears that gcc already knows about %Z[du], for size_t and ssize_t (I'm
not sure if these match c9x drafts).  Otherwise, I'm happy to add the
support to gcc as it's pretty simple.

-- Todd Vierling (