bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #38936, Wrong result of numel() for sparse...


bug #38936: Wrong result of numel() for sparse matrices

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 08 May 2013 01:26:28 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: FixedAssigned to: David Bateman <dbateman>
Originator Name: Originator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.4
Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Thu 20 Jun 2013 12:36:12 AM UTC, comment #2:

As 1e12 is larger than sizemax() for 32-bit indexing as Jordi says in the thread he posted numel will always be wrong. I've push a changeset


that ensures that this is an error

David Bateman <dbateman>
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Thu 09 May 2013 07:38:30 PM UTC, comment #1:


Also see this discussion: http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Re-Pkg-octave-devel-Bug-706376-octave-sparse-matrix-n-2-16-tp4652439.html

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Wed 08 May 2013 01:26:28 PM UTC, original submission:

Executing the command

returns -727379968 instead of 1e12. However, the following command produces the correct result:

I could verify this behaviour using octave 3.4.3 (CentOS release 6.4 (final), kernel 2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64) and octave 3.6.4 (Ubuntu 13.04, kernel 3.8.0-19-generic).



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 20 Jun 2013 12:36:12 AM UTCdbatemanStatusConfirmed=>Fixed
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    Thu 09 May 2013 07:38:30 PM UTCjordighStatusNone=>Confirmed

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