Hi,

In message "Is %f formatting broken?"
    on 02/11/27, "Ted" <ted / datacomm.com> writes:

|sprintf ("%d days %02d:%02d:%02.6f",@DD,@hh,@mm,@ss)
|produces:
|537 days 22:05:10.081386 until Teddy gets his learner's permit
|537 days 22:05:9.081456 until Teddy gets his learner's permit
|
|I intended for the seconds to be right-justified and zero-filled.

But that's how printf(3) works.

  % cat c.c
  main(){
    printf("%d days %02d:%02d:%02.6f\n",537,22,5,9.09);
  }
  % gcc c.c
  % a.out
  537 days 22:05:9.090000

							matz.