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bug #51707: textscan seems to skip chunks of text

Submitted by:  HJW <thrynae>
Submitted on:  Wed 09 Aug 2017 06:14:56 PM UTC  
 
Category: Octave FunctionSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Matlab Compatibility
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 4.2.0Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Wed 09 Aug 2017 06:14:56 PM UTC, original submission:

(context: I'm downloading webpages and merging specific content)

When opening the downloaded file in notepad++, all the text is there, but when I use textscan, some text is missing. This seems to be stable behavior (same text is missing each time). This is not the case under Matlab (tested on R2017a and R2012b). My OS is a 64bit Windows 10, and my Octave version is 4.2.0.

As far as I can tell, this is not yet reported. Other files with longer lines (77k on a single line) are not failing. I can't find any systematic reason for this. This occurs in multiple files.

MWE:

HJW <thrynae>

 

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