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328. Bad sprintf format modifier in money_put<>::do_put()

Section: [] Status: CD1 Submitter: Martin Sebor Opened: 2001-07-07 Last modified: 2017-02-03

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The sprintf format string , "%.01f" (that's the digit one), in the description of the do_put() member functions of the money_put facet in, p1 is incorrect. First, the f format specifier is wrong for values of type long double, and second, the precision of 01 doesn't seem to make sense. What was most likely intended was "%.0Lf"., that is a precision of zero followed by the L length modifier.

Proposed resolution:

Change the format string to "%.0Lf".


Fixes an obvious typo