bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #51276, private function in classdef file


bug #51276: private function in classdef file

Submitter:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted:  Tue 20 Jun 2017 12:25:03 PM UTC
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Unexpected Error or Warning
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Guillaume Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Sat 24 Jun 2017 01:19:14 PM UTC, comment #8: 

Guillaume: I extended your test case. See my comment here: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?45444#comment5

Amro <amro_octave>
Wed 21 Jun 2017 04:09:24 PM UTC, comment #7: 

This is a good test case. I was going to look into adding a similar case to yours for +namespace directories, but that seems to be broken in other ways at the moment.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Wed 21 Jun 2017 03:44:12 PM UTC, comment #6: 

Thanks, it works now. I attach a test.

(file #41013)

Guillaume <gyom>
Wed 21 Jun 2017 03:34:30 PM UTC, comment #5: 

OK, I backed out my previous changeset and replaced it with this one:


John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Wed 21 Jun 2017 08:33:29 AM UTC, comment #4: 

Thanks John!

I started writing a test for this and noticed that a local function cannot call a private function, ie having a local function in myclass.m calling myprivatefcn() fails.
Checking with Matlab, this works, while it is not possible to call a local function from a private function.

Guillaume <gyom>
Tue 20 Jun 2017 09:49:23 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I checked in the following changeset:


On the other bug report, I also noted that we could use at test for this feature.  Would someone like to add one?

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Tue 20 Jun 2017 04:25:34 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Sorry about this - a search with keywords "classdef" and "private" did not return the report you mention.

Guillaume <gyom>
Tue 20 Jun 2017 03:58:18 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This has been reported previously, see bug #45444. Closing as a duplicate.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 20 Jun 2017 12:25:03 PM UTC, original submission:  

I was looking at the compatibility of gramm with Octave:
and noticed a problem with functions defined in a "private" folder:


classdef myclass


     prop = []

  end %properties


    function obj = myclass(varargin)
      myprivatefcn ();
    end %function

  end %methods

end %classdef

function myprivatefcn
end %function

The error message is:

octave:2> myclass
error: 'myprivatefcn' undefined near line 13 column 7
error: called from
    myclass at line 13 column 7

As for gramm, it will require matlab.mixin.Copyable...

Guillaume <gyom>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-06-21 gyom Attached File- Added bug-51276.tar.gz, #41013
    2017-06-20 mtmiller StatusNone Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
        Dependencies- Depends on bugs #45444

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