svn commit: r215520 - in head: bin/sh share/man/man1 usr.bin/printf

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Fri Nov 19 15:21:27 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 12:56:13PM +0000, Jilles Tjoelker wrote:
> I do not want to encourage people to write fragile and non-portable echo
> commands by making printf much slower than echo.


> Side effect: printf is now always the builtin version (which behaves
> identically to /usr/bin/printf) and cannot be overridden via PATH (except
> via the undocumented %builtin mechanism).

Are there any plans to document it?


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