bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #35067, Symbol table incorrect after clear...


bug #35067: Symbol table incorrect after clear -f and DLD function reload

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Wed 14 Dec 2011 06:52:48 AM UTC  
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Sat 12 Sep 2015 03:13:12 PM UTC, comment #3:

This now seems to be fixed, possibly by this recent cset:


Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 22 May 2015 03:59:26 PM UTC, comment #2:

Bug is still present, but urlread has also become a core function. Updated to use chol.cc to show the problem.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 05 Sep 2013 01:55:43 AM UTC, comment #1:

Confirmed still present with the development version of Octave. Updated to use urlread since time.cc is now a built-in.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Wed 14 Dec 2011 06:52:48 AM UTC, original submission:

This is obscure, but I thought I would report it. The following sequence of commands, which is designed to trigger a warning about reloading functions, corrupts the symbol table.

As you can see, localtime becomes aliased to the function with the same name as the .oct file.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-09-12 mtmiller StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2013-09-05 mtmiller CategoryLibraries => Interpreter
        StatusNone => Confirmed

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