Subject: Re: proposal: disable *printf %n specifier in libc in NetBSD 1.5
To: None <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/11/2000 23:09:10
> The %n format specifier is not used very often -- I've been unable to
> find any use of it within the NetBSD source tree.

That means NetBSD userland is not well internationalized. :-<

> Because it is used so infrequently, I'd like to *disable* the %n
> format in userland by default.

Not only for setuid programs?
Isn't disabling user specified message catalog on setuid program
good enough?