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Re: [avr-libc-dev] Re: [avr-gcc-list] I fixed dtostre()

From: Chris Baugher
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] Re: [avr-gcc-list] I fixed dtostre()
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 20:35:19 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> As Chris Baugher wrote:
> > A printf type function would be useful to me.
> Probably not only to you :), though you need to be careful whether
> it's /really/ going to be useful to you: printf() is a fairly bloated
> function, since it'll link half of the existing libc into it,
> regardless of whether you need all its features or not.

Yes, I was thinking this also.  I'm using a mega8 so I have *some* space
but not tons.

>  (Though i've
> got an idea about implementing two versions of printf(), one where
> you get everything minus floating point, and one full-blown version,
> where you can select between both using a #define statement before
> including <stdio.h>.)

That sounds reasonable.

> Anyway, my mere question was whether there are existing users of
> dtostre() and dtostrf() who would be bitten by rearranging their
> calling parameters.  If there are no objections, i'll just do it.

I won't complain :)


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