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Bug 31464 - %m in printf is not handled.
%m in printf is not handled.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-11 18:27 EST by hjl
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-09-17 16:05:56 EDT
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A patch for %m (1.10 KB, patch)
2001-03-11 18:28 EST, hjl
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Description hjl 2001-03-11 18:27:56 EST
%m in printf is not handled. Loader uses it.
I will post a patch.
Comment 1 hjl 2001-03-11 18:28:31 EST
Created attachment 12384 [details]
A patch for %m
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-03-12 14:40:59 EST
This defect considered MUST-FIX (show-stopper) for Florence Gold
Comment 3 Erik Troan 2001-03-12 16:36:21 EST
This is hardly a show stopper. It causes %m to appear in some logs instead of
Comment 4 Glen Foster 2001-03-12 17:38:06 EST
Take it up with Mike Fulbright (he made the call) and leave qa-whiteboard alone,
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-12 17:39:47 EST
ewt it has a patch - just need you to say if its ok or not.
Comment 6 Erik Troan 2001-03-12 19:14:24 EST
I don't like the patch -- I'd rather remove the %m's whereever possible to save
code space. It doesn't need to be done for this release though, as it doesn't
actually cause any problems.

I'll let you and Glen sort it out.

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