Strange sender log file characters

Simo Sorce ssorce at
Wed Sep 3 01:53:19 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 16:05 -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 09:11:22AM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > The advantage of using a glibc function is that it uses the correct
> > locale settings for the thousands separator and does not require
> > guessing.
> Rsync has to be able to run on systems that don't use glibc, so I
> decided not to use that feature.  Rsync doesn't even output 64-bit
> numbers using printf() since the flag character for such a large
> value is not standardized.

In samba we detect the features of the system [s[n]]printf() and replace
it with our own if it does not meet all requirements, maybe we can get
that code and use it in rsync too ?


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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