Re: XForms: sscanf strange behaviour

From: Steve Lamont (
Date: Thu Nov 16 2000 - 12:33:24 EST

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    # To subscribers of the xforms list from Steve Lamont <> :

    > I'm trying to port a XForms / OpenGL application from SGI to SuSE Linux 7.0.
    > From the moment I call fl_initialize, sscanf and fscanf don't scan floating
    > point numbers properly any more.

    Unless there's something broken in your libc, I see no reason for this
    happening. Can you provide test code?

    > I'm using XForms static library 0.89 (because the dynamic library doesn't
    > contain any glcanvas related functions, why?) and mesa 3.2.

    The dynamic library doesn't contain any GLCanvas stuff so that you can
    run XForms applications without having OpenGL/Mesa3D. The loader
    insists on resolving those functions even if they're not being used,

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