s?wprintf family of functions has broken %s formatter output

Otto Meta otto.meta@sister-shadow.de
Mon Jun 11 13:34:00 GMT 2012

> I have done some more checking and I might have been wrong about the

> Ubuntu and Linux in general. It looks like the formatting strings are
> incompatible between MSVC and *NIX. It appears that either %S (SUSv2)
> or %ls (C99) is needed on *NIX. MSVC switches the meaning of %s for
> wprintf() (http://linux.die.net/man/3/printf).

Changing %s in your test program to %ls works for me on Ubuntu.
Have you tried %ls in MSVC? That should work as well, according to


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