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Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:20:00 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] implement strftime GNU extension padding
 specifiers '_', '-' and '0'

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 07:27:30PM -0500, Felix Janda wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 10:29:08AM +0200, Timo Teräs wrote:
> > > ---
> > > For review. GNU and most BSDs seem to implement these extensions.
> > 
> > From what I can tell, only FreeBSD does and they call it a GNU
> > extension. OpenBSD does not have them at all, and also lacks the
> > POSIX-mandated width specifiers. Not sure if FreeBSD has those.
> Just to add one more data point: Solaris seems to support these
> extensions since Solaris 11:

Thanks. That suggests some interest in common adoption. Unfortunately
it also includes the weird case-mapping ones that we hoped to omit.


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