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bug #53591: [octave forge] (io) csv2cell cannot open path containing tilde ('~') char

Submitted by:  Martin Kunz <mkunz>
Submitted on:  Mon 09 Apr 2018 01:19:26 PM UTC  
Category: Octave Forge PackageSeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 3 - LowItem Group: Feature Request
Status: PostponedAssigned to: Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: otherOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Tue 10 Apr 2018 06:26:19 PM UTC, comment #2:

I'm lowering priority as there's a workaround (by manually adding tilde_expand).
Diving into the C++/Octave API is a bit too challenging for me ATM :-)

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
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Mon 09 Apr 2018 05:22:19 PM UTC, comment #1:

I'll have look to the "~" problem, could well be that some internal C++/Octave lookalike for tilde_expand is required somewhere.

As to the OV_ISCELL thing, that macro was added by Olaf, I'll cc him.

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Mon 09 Apr 2018 01:19:26 PM UTC, original submission:

I just noticed that csv2cell does not work with paths containing a tilde character. With a file '~/temp/test.csv' written by csvwrite() I get an error if I pass the path containing a tilde to csv2cell:

... but not if I expand the tilde first:

I am using Octave 4.2.1 with io 2.4.8. Installation of newer versions of io fails ("csvexplode.cc:41:17: error: ‘const class octave_value’ has no member named ‘OV_ISCELL’ [...]"). I can file a separate bug about this if the behaviour is not expected in the transition to a new Octave release.

Martin Kunz <mkunz>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 17 Apr 2018 07:58:23 PM UTCphilipnienhuisStatusNone=>Postponed
    Tue 10 Apr 2018 06:26:19 PM UTCphilipnienhuisPriority5 - Normal=>3 - Low
    Tue 10 Apr 2018 08:49:07 AM UTCphilipnienhuisAssigned toNone=>philipnienhuis
    Mon 09 Apr 2018 09:04:22 PM UTCmtmillerSeverity3 - Normal=>1 - Wish
      Item GroupNone=>Feature Request
      Summarycsv2cell cannot open path containing tilde ('~') char=>[octave forge] (io) csv2cell cannot open path containing tilde ('~') char
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