[Chicago-talk] A bug in 5.8.3?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Mar 30 16:12:20 CST 2004

>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Thomason <jthomasoniii at yahoo.com> writes:

Jim> I think I found a bug in perl. It's inconsistent, at
Jim> the very least. Andy? Something to add to a test
Jim> suite?

[printf/sprintf prototyping differences noted]

Known issue.  Not necessarily as designed, but not really
a bug either.

    $ perl -le 'print "(",prototype("CORE::$_"),")" for @ARGV' printf sprintf

Note the difference in prototypes.

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