bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #52574, Byte-order-mark handling

 
 

bug #52574: Byte-order-mark handling

Submitted by:  Ben Cox <mitlik>
Submitted on:  Fri 01 Dec 2017 08:30:03 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Ready For Test Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 14 Jul 2018 12:19:20 PM UTC, comment #1:

The issue should be fixed on the development branch with this changeset:
http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/467729037209

Marking as Ready for Test.

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Fri 01 Dec 2017 08:30:03 PM UTC, original submission:

Octave interpreter gives syntax error while running script files that begin with a byte-order-mark (BOM).

Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 32-bit [Version 6.1.7601]
Octave Information: 4.2.1 configured for "i686-w64-mingw32" (i.e. installed from the windows installer available through the Octave website)

  • called using "C:\Octave\Octave-4.2.1\octave.vbs --force-gui"

To reproduce modify any working script to include a BOM. In vim that would look like:

Alternately, in Notepad it is possible to Save As with UTF-8 encoding, which defaults to putting a byte-order-mark in place.

After the BOM is added, the octave interpreter will throw a syntax error on the BOM.

Example contents of "bomtest.m":

Example run and output (using the Octave GUI, octave-cli doesn't show characters in the syntax error):

Ben Cox <mitlik>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-07-14 mmuetzel Release4.2.1 => dev
        Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows => Any
    2018-07-14 mmuetzel StatusNone => Ready For Test

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