bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #42618, exist() input validation accepts...


bug #42618: exist() input validation accepts any value for type field

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Wed 25 Jun 2014 08:38:43 PM UTC  
Category: Octave FunctionSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Inaccurate Result
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Wed 25 Jun 2014 08:38:43 PM UTC, original submission:

The exist() function can accept a type which is one of:
builtin, dir, file, var, class.

Octave accepts anything as the second argument and returns 0 without a warning. It would probably be nicer to check the type argument during input validation.


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 19 May 2015 08:50:20 PM UTCrik5Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Tue 19 May 2015 08:50:19 PM UTCrik5StatusNone=>Fixed
    Mon 30 Jun 2014 01:43:01 AM UTCrik5Summaryexist() input validation accepts any type=>exist() input validation accepts any value for type field

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