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Re: unknown conversion %m

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: unknown conversion %m
Date: 2011-04-27 15:58:31
Message-ID: 4DB83D27.30505@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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On 04/27/2011 11:02 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>
> So the question to ask is not why gcc doesn't complain about %m
> elsewhere, but why it does complain in your Windows installation.
> I'm guessing that the mingw people hacked it.  If you're lucky,
> they might have hacked in an extra switch to control the behavior ---
> I notice quite a few subsidiary switches that tweak -Wformat behavior
> in standard gcc 4.4.5.
>


Hmm. The error disappears if I use -D__USE_MINGW_ANSI_STDIO=1 or -posix


I don't know what other effects that might have, though. There's a 
description here: 
<http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=24832> I'll 
experiment and see what happens.

cheers

andrew



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