help on inconsistent printf() warning from gcc

Joel Sherrill
Fri Oct 31 20:04:00 GMT 2014

On 10/31/2014 2:13 PM, Craig Howland wrote:
> On 10/31/2014 02:49 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Hi
>> ...
>> I have attached correct and incorrect test cases. I am hoping
>> someone here can give me a clue as to where to look. I am
>> wondering if this is an inconsistency across targets in the
>> C library. I did file this as GCC PR63301 but it was quickly
>> closed as invalid. But I think the inconsistent generation of
>> warnings is a bug.
> Not that this changes the behavior, but the test cases are labeled backwards.  
> After applying the wchar_t-to win_t correction that Myers points out, the 
> correct format is %lc (per C99), while %C is non-standard.
Thanks. That is much more helpful. Hopefully I can resolve this
Monday in the code and eliminate another handful of warnings.

I rather feel stupid. :(

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