bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #53924, ismember error with mixed numeric...


bug #53924: ismember error with mixed numeric and char arrays inputs

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Wed 16 May 2018 11:03:42 AM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Guillaume Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Fri 18 May 2018 11:48:42 AM UTC, comment #1:

It seems that when one input is numeric and the other is a char array, Matlab converts the latter into numeric so I suggest the following fix:

Guillaume <gyom>
Wed 16 May 2018 11:03:42 AM UTC, original submission:

Unusual corner case with ismember() but it highlights a difference between Octave and Matlab.

In Octave:

In Matlab:

Testing further, one also gets in Octave:

while Matlab gives an error:

Guillaume <gyom>


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