msvcrt: scanf fix a typo

David Laight david at
Sun Sep 21 16:03:50 CDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 03:51:00PM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Here's the gcc error:
> > scanf.c:66: warning: unknown conversion type character `P' in format
> I'm not a programmer, but I play one on TV.  And here's what I
> came up with in five minutes of typing and not enough thinking:
> That particular error depends on gcc knowing intimate details of
> sscanf.   Unless we teach gcc about the particular sscanf we're
> implementing, it's likely to give false errors.

For the tests, the compile time error can be avoided by using
a non-constant format string.

Quite possibly adding a global variable whose value is a
always zero to the format string is enough.


David Laight: david at

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