bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #43136, "-depth" argument in...


bug #43136: "-depth" argument in findobj

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Wed 03 Sep 2014 06:34:04 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Guillaume Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Fri 28 Nov 2014 04:04:05 PM UTC, comment #4:

Fixed in this changeset http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/c446da1da9ff.

Rik <rik5>
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Tue 25 Nov 2014 11:48:32 AM UTC, comment #3:

In R2014a, you get:

and in R2014b, you get:

Guillaume <gyom>
Tue 18 Nov 2014 06:01:35 AM UTC, comment #2:

Ping! Can you test the example in comment #1 and post the results?

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 04 Nov 2014 05:41:12 AM UTC, comment #1:

I think Octave attempted to follow Matlab's documentation which suggests that the '-depth' argument must appear first.

In any case, does this also apply to -flat in Matlab?

Is this legal?

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Wed 03 Sep 2014 06:34:04 PM UTC, original submission:

It seems that in the Octave implementation of findobj, the "-depth" (or "flat") argument has to appear before the list of property param-value pairs, while it can be anywhere in MATLAB.
For example, you can find the following syntax in MATLAB:

Guillaume <gyom>


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