[ILUG] gcc and printf style functions
paul at clubi.ie
Sat Mar 5 06:43:50 GMT 2005
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, kevin lyda wrote:
>> - is it possible, without changing gcc, to remove
>> or redefine some of the % codes it does know?
> i think it should be. and i think the argument for it is that the
> format escapes are actually handled by the target libc. gcc seems to
> know glibc and various versions of ansi/iso c. but gcc targets platforms
> with other libc's - the mingw gcc uses the ms libc.
The printf might be platform supplied, but the check of arguments
against format string at compile time is pure GCC surely :)
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