Subject: Re: proposal: disable *printf %n specifier in libc in NetBSD 1.5
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
Date: 09/12/2000 00:56:53
> > > 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. :-<
> How is %n used in I18N ?
Oops, what I thought was "%DIGIT$" (which is not currently implemented
on NetBSD), not "%n".
Sorry, I need more coffee.
("%DIGIT$" may be used for DoS attack at least)