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Re: printf(1), sh(1), POSIX.2 and octal escape sequences

On Fri, Jun 30, 2023 at 05:51:13PM +0200, wrote:
 > For this one I will go with the established behavior, but what should I
 > do when someone is passing, in octal or in hexa: "\000" ou "\x00"?

If you don't support embedded nulls in the strings you're handling
(and most things don't), it's an error.

David A. Holland

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