bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #52759, precedence order for exist()


bug #52759: precedence order for exist()

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Thu 28 Dec 2017 10:27:17 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Thu 28 Dec 2017 10:27:17 PM UTC, original submission:

It appears that Matlab may have changed their precedence order when there are multiple matches for a name. According to Octave's documentation, the precedence order is

It would appear from Matlab's documentation that the new order is

This should be tested, perhas with a mex file "abc.mex" and a directory "abc" in the current directory and then executing

to see the return code.

Rik <rik5>
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