varargs and scanf

Guy Harris guy at auspex.UUCP
Sat Feb 4 04:55:13 AEST 1989

 >>I'm not sure how useful v*scanf() would be; I've never felt the need
 >>for it, though.
 >In Turbo C v2.0, *scanf() appears to fail for a few arguments (>3?), but
 >the v*scanf() functions provided work much better for me. 

The term generally used in descriptions of this situation, assuming you
used "*scanf" properly, is "bug"; bugs in Turbo C v2.0 aren't relevant
to the question of whether either "*scanf" or "v*scanf" are useful
enough to be included in the ANSI C standard. 

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