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Re: wc(1) Output and POSIX
On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 1:43 PM, Robert Elz <kre%munnari.oz.au@localhost> wrote:
> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:52:17 +0530
> From: Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost>
> Message-ID: <CAHwRYJnCSvd4q7+O2nAeGjXT8Gm=6WZxJLfi7Cqx4XAibppFfQ%mail.gmail.com@localhost>
> | 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.
Ah, that clears it up. Thanks :-)
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