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Re: wc(1) Output and POSIX

    Date:        Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:52:17 +0530
    From:        Abhinav Upadhyay <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | Yes, that makes sense for the %7lu, but what about the leading space
  | in the first column?

From posix:

	If both the field width and precision are omitted, the implementation
	may precede, follow, or precede and follow numeric arguments of types
	d, i, and u with <blank> characters;

Since they specify just "%d" we can add whatever blanks we llike.


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