bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #38559, Multiline comment not recognized...


bug #38559: Multiline comment not recognized after a single line comment.

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu Mar 21 01:17:08 2013  
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Regression
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: John DonoghueOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: dev
Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Sun Mar 24 14:43:26 2013, comment #6:

Fixed for me. I'm closing report, but note bug #38579 which is related and still open.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat Mar 23 21:00:12 2013, comment #5:

I checked in the following change:


John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Thu Mar 21 18:34:35 2013, comment #4:

Not present on the stable branch. Probably another hiccup with the interpreter overhaul.

But hey, if we can't break things on the dev branch, then where can we? ;-)

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Thu Mar 21 18:28:09 2013, comment #3:

Confirmed with Mercurial revision 16353:ca395af72d88.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu Mar 21 18:18:58 2013, comment #2:

Oops, I read this too quickly.

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Thu Mar 21 18:08:08 2013, comment #1:

I don't think this bug is a duplicate of bug #38560.

This one applies to the parser which ignores a multi-line comment if its beginning is preceded by a single-line comment. Bug #38560 applies to the editor of the gui where all multi-line are ignored by the syntax highlighting.

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Thu Mar 21 01:17:08 2013, original submission:

If a script is written as such:
% a comment
dont do anything here

The multiline comment commenting is ignored and the parser tries to execute the commented lines.

The same thing happens with the #{ #} multiline comment.

In matlab, it appears to work as expected.



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun Mar 24 15:39:21 2013rik5StatusConfirmed=>Fixed
    Thu Mar 21 18:34:35 2013jordighItem GroupIncorrect Result=>Regression
    Thu Mar 21 18:28:09 2013rik5StatusNone=>Confirmed
    Thu Mar 21 18:18:58 2013jordighStatusDuplicate=>None
    Thu Mar 21 18:18:38 2013jordighDependenciesRemoved dependancy to bugs #38560=>-
    Thu Mar 21 17:02:11 2013jordighOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
      Dependencies-=>Depends on bugs #38560
    Thu Mar 21 17:01:33 2013jordighStatusNone=>Duplicate

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