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Printf.sprintf "%1.F" 123.456 returns "12." !! #4902

vicuna opened this Issue Oct 30, 2009 · 1 comment


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vicuna commented Oct 30, 2009

Original bug ID: 4902
Reporter: furuse
Status: closed (set by @damiendoligez on 2009-10-30T12:45:30Z)
Resolution: fixed
Priority: normal
Severity: major
Version: 3.11.1
Fixed in version: 3.11.2+dev
Category: ~DO NOT USE (was: OCaml general)

Bug description

The summary tells everything.

The fix is easy:

diff --git a/stdlib/ b/stdlib/
--- a/stdlib/
+++ b/stdlib/
@@ -435,7 +435,7 @@
let add_dot sfmt s =
if s.[0] = ' ' || s.[0] = '+' || s.[0] = '0'
then String.sub s 1 (l - 1) ^ "."

  •    else String.sub s 0 (l - 1) ^ "." in
  •    else String.sub s 0 l ^ "." in
     let rec loop i =
       if i >= l then add_dot sfmt s else

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vicuna commented Oct 30, 2009

Comment author: furuse

I see the function format_float_lexem is largely rewritten in the trunk version. The issue is gone in the trunk, but I think it is still worth reporting.

@vicuna vicuna closed this Oct 30, 2009

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