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bug #46659: classdef: cannot create handles to functions in +package

Submitted by:  Richard <crobar>
Submitted on:  Thu 10 Dec 2015 04:31:59 PM UTC  
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Richard Crozier Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Tue 26 Feb 2019 06:06:39 AM UTC, comment #3: 

This works now with containers.Map:

>> fn = @containers.Map;
>> m = fn ();
>> class (m)
ans = containers.Map

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 26 Feb 2019 04:18:00 AM UTC, comment #2: 

My recent changes to the parser seem to have fixed this problem.  Could you test and see if there are any remaining issues that are not covered by other bug reports?

I think the fix is this changeset


which I made while working on bug #51709.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Wed 06 Jan 2016 10:22:47 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Incidentally a partial workaround in Octave is to do:

fcnhandle = str2func ("mypackage.afcn")

which works fine.

Richard <crobar>
Thu 10 Dec 2015 04:31:59 PM UTC, original submission:  

In Matlab you can create a handle to a function in a package (i.e. in a +package directory), like so:

fcnhandle = @mypackage.afcn

If I try the same in Octave I get an error like:

error: function handle cannot be indexed with .

Richard <crobar>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-02-26 mtmiller StatusReady For Test => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2019-02-26 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2019-02-26 jwe StatusConfirmed => Ready For Test
    2016-12-09 amro_octave Carbon-Copy- => Added amro_octave
    2016-06-02 mtmiller StatusNone => Confirmed
        SummaryCannot create handles to functions in +package => classdef: cannot create handles to functions in +package

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