Hello,

On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 09:32:19 +0900, Ryan Pavlik <rpav / mephle.com> wrote:

> Hmm:
>
>     rpav@central:~% ruby -v
>     ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i686-linux]
>     rpav@central:~% irb
>     irb(main):001:0> "%s" % ["abc", "def"]
>     => "abc"
>     rpav@central:~% irb
>     irb(main):001:0> $VERBOSE=1
>     => 1
>     irb(main):002:0> "%s" % ["abc", "def"]
>     ArgumentError: too many arguments for format string
>             from (irb):2:in `%'
>             from (irb):2
>
> Should $VERBOSE really break code?  Perhaps this should be rb_warn?
> (sprintf.c:778)

Was there any resolution to this issue?  I ask, because my colleagues and
I just encountered this same problem.  I looked into the CVS history, but
did not find anything related to this.

Thanks,
Zev Blut