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bug #61583: [octave forge] (tisean) Remove usage of "error_state"

Submitter:  Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
Submitted:  Mon 29 Nov 2021 01:07:09 PM UTC
 
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Ready For Test Assigned to:  lostbard
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
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Sat 08 Jan 2022 03:35:10 PM UTC, comment #3: 
John Donoghue <lostbard>
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Mon 29 Nov 2021 01:09:02 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Re-upload with correct bug number.

(file #52381)

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Mon 29 Nov 2021 01:07:59 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Attaching a possible patch.

(file #52380)

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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Mon 29 Nov 2021 01:07:09 PM UTC, original submission:  

Quoting jwe from bug #61551:

> The global 'error_state' variable has been useless for quite some time now.  It's been removed on the default branch (what will become version 8.1 in about a year).  Since about 6 years ago, it has never had a value other than 0 in Octave code and is no longer useful for checking whether an error has occurred because exceptions are thrown, so checking the state of a variable after an error occurs is not useful except inside a 'catch' clause that handles 'octave::execution_exception'.
> All uses of this variable should be removed from the video package and any other packages that still use it.  You should have been seeing a warning at compile time about it being deprecated since before version 6 was released (it was marked as deprecated in May 2019).


This also applies to the tisean package.
I'll attach a possible patch as soon as I'll have a bug number.

Markus Mützel <mmuetzel>
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file #52381:  of-tisean-error_state.patch added by mmuetzel (137KiB - application/octet-stream)
file #52380:  of-tisean-error_state.patch added by mmuetzel (137KiB - application/octet-stream)

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2022-01-08 lostbard StatusPatch Submitted Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone lostbard
    2021-11-29 mmuetzel Attached File- Added of-tisean-error_state.patch, #52381
    2021-11-29 mmuetzel Attached File- Added of-tisean-error_state.patch, #52380
        StatusNone Patch Submitted
    2021-11-29 mmuetzel Carbon-Copy- Added lostbard

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