bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #61690, Behavior of sum() with empty inputs


bug #61690: Behavior of sum() with empty inputs

Submitted by:  Guillaume <gyom>
Submitted on:  Fri 17 Dec 2021 02:23:58 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  guillaume Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Fri 17 Dec 2021 02:23:58 PM UTC, original submission:  

There is a difference between Octave and Matlab with sum() when the first input is empty and a dimension is provided:


octave:1> sum([])
ans = 0
octave:2> sum([],1)
ans = 0


>> sum([])
ans =
>> sum([],1)
ans =
  1x0 empty double row vector

Guillaume <gyom>


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