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bug #57532: what (dir) should work for old-style class (@ftp) and packages (+matlab) for Matlab compatibility

Submitter:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted:  Fri 03 Jan 2020 07:47:47 PM UTC
 
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Fri 03 Jan 2020 07:47:47 PM UTC, original submission:  

In Matlab, class and package directories that are found on the PATH are returned by what().  As an example,

what ("ftp")
what ("@ftp")

Package directories are also included.  For example,

what ("matlab")
what ("+matlab")

Octave uses the function dir_in_loadpath() to check whether a name is on the loadpath.  I think any change would need to start there.

Rik <rik5>
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