bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #54995, Removal of called_from_builtin

 
 

bug #54995: Removal of called_from_builtin

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Fri 09 Nov 2018 04:56:17 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Guillaume Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Wed 21 Nov 2018 10:17:06 AM UTC, comment #2:

I attach a test case corresponding to the example below. It is a regression for a common construct when writing @classes so I would classify its severity as high.

Writing a minimal test case for bug #32296 will take longer but I think fixing it is lower priority than the one mentioned here.

(file #45505)

Guillaume <gyom>
Fri 09 Nov 2018 05:32:26 PM UTC, comment #1:

When I removed called_from_builtin, I looked for a bug report or message about it but didn't find anything.

We should add both of these test cases with bug numbers to the build system for future reference. I can do that but it may take a few days.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
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Fri 09 Nov 2018 04:56:17 PM UTC, original submission:

The called_from_builtin function was recently removed:

https://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/920a4ad8043b

It has the consequence of reintroducing the bug described here:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-octave/2009-04/msg00307.html

and initially fixed there (where called_from_builtin was added):

http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/b2b8ed43b922

For simplicity, I copy here a small example that illustrates the bug:

A positive consequence is that it fixes bug #32296, e.g. Mike's example from comment #7 now works.

Guillaume <gyom>

 

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