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bug #57774: fullfile error with cell array input other than last

Submitted by:  Paul Netsaver <netsaver>
Submitted on:  Sat 08 Feb 2020 10:26:17 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Netsaver Paul Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 08 Feb 2020 11:48:03 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thank you for finding and describing this missing feature. Confirmed with Octave's development branch, and verified on Matlab's web site. Can you help improve fullfile to make this feature work in Octave?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Sat 08 Feb 2020 10:26:17 PM UTC, original submission:  

It seems to be a difference with Matlab about function fullfile:

output = fullfile({'folder1','folder2'},'sub',{'f1.m','f2.m'})

it should accept inputs: folders={'folder1','folder2'} and files={'f1.m','f2.m'} as they have the same length.

In general it should accept cell-array-of-strings inputs whose length is 1 or N, producing in output a cell array of size 1xN:

output = {
[1,1] = folder1/sub/f1.m
[1,2] = folder2/sub/f2.m

Paul Netsaver <netsaver>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-02-08 mtmiller Severity3 - Normal => 2 - Minor
        Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        StatusNone => Confirmed
        Release5.2.0 => dev
        Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows => Any

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