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bug #58041: 'clear all' produces error in handle class delete method accessing private property

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 24 Mar 2020 08:25:42 PM UTC  
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Unexpected Error
Status:  Works For Me Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Torsten Schorr Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  5.2.0
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Fri 08 May 2020 07:35:45 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Same, unable to reproduce.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 28 Mar 2020 06:30:08 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This works fine for me with version 5.2.0 and the stable branch which will become 6.1.

You might try starting octave with the '-f' argument to skip reading any user initialization files and see if that makes a difference.  It could be something specific to your setup.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 24 Mar 2020 08:25:42 PM UTC, original submission:  

The class definition

classdef myclass < handle
  properties (Access = private)
    function self = myclass
      self.iID = 0;
    function delete(obj)

produces error on 'clear all':

x = myclass
x =

<object myclass>

>> clear all
>> warning: error caught while executing handle class delete method:
subsref: property `iID' has private access and cannot be obtained in this context

'clear x' works as expected.



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