Re: [Newbie][idiot] Assistance with MSVC 6.0 and the olc patch

From: Patrick Dughi (
Date: 08/07/01

> >ObCircle:
> >
> >With the rip buf patch that George posted a while ago, there was a
> >shift from using sprintf to snprintf. However, this is not something
> >that is supported by the windows systems. Have you considered making a
> >circle version of the snprintf, similar to the way you made a circle
> >specific strn_cpy?
> Daniel wants to put the BSD snprintf() in a snprintf.c file to link in if
> we don't need it. I was thinking of adding one that behaved just like
> sprintf() if you didn't have snprintf(). Sure you won't have the
> buffer-checking behavior of the real thing, but the buffers should be
> sufficiently large enough anyway.  My other alternative was using libiberty
> from the GNU project for snprintf().

        Er..cept for the whole Diku+Circle=Incompatible with GPL issue?


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