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Date: 2008-08-28 (16:01)
From: Stéphane Glondu <steph@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Run-time evaluation of a Printf format string
Jan Kybic wrote:
>         I would need an equivalent of Printf.sprintf where the 
> format string is not constant, it is read from the command line.
> The motivation is to let the user specify a template for file names,
> such as "img%03d.png". Can this be achieved in Ocaml? It seems not, as 
> Pervasives.string_of_format only accepts constant strings.
> Or is there some external library useful for this task?

What about Scanf.format_from_string?