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bug #35118: incorrect builtin() behaviour in object methods

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 19 Dec 2011 07:59:26 PM UTC  
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Matlab Compatibility
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: J.J. GreenOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: dev
Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Sat 19 Nov 2016 07:48:17 PM UTC, comment #3:

This bug is still present in Octave 4.2.0.

Hartmut <hardy>
Thu 21 Feb 2013 03:52:10 PM UTC, comment #2:

The problem still exists in a fresh development build.

Julien Bect <jbect>
Sun 08 Jan 2012 10:33:00 PM UTC, comment #1:

This issue has been present since at least version 3.2.4 and I can reproduce it in 3.4.3 as well as with a development tip. Simpler code to reproduce the problem, once the @myobj directory is in place, is

Rik <rik5>
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Mon 19 Dec 2011 07:59:26 PM UTC, original submission:

Consider the following trivial class

Now, lets make an array of these ...

It seems that the builtin array transpose is not "seen"
in the overloaded transpose method for the object, so it
calls itself again and again until some kind of recursion
depth is exceeded.

The same code runs fine on Matlab

Similar problems arise with other array methods (eg vertcat)



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun 08 Jan 2012 10:33:00 PM UTCrik5StatusNone=>Confirmed
    Mon 19 Dec 2011 07:59:26 PM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added octave-builtin-bug.tar.gz, #24630

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