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Date: 2002-06-26 (16:32)
From: Damien Doligez <damien.doligez@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] printf hook
>From: "Nicolas Cannasse" <>
>let sprint msg =
>    print_endline ("BEGIN: "^(sprintf msg))
>without of course loosing the ability of having variable number of
>parameters in my "msg".

If you can wait for 3.05, or if you are willing to use the CVS
version, you'll be able to write:

  let sprint fmt =
    let do_output s = print_endline ("BEGIN: " ^ s); "" in
    Printf.kprintf do_output fmt

The tail-call to kprintf allows it to get the extra arguments thanks
to currying.  The do_output function must return a string (which is
returned by sprint) for technical reasons.  (This may change before
the release.)

-- Damien
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