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task #14613: [octave forge] online info on which packages contain certain functions

Submitter:  Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Submitted:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 03:48:34 PM UTC
Should Start On:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  octave-forge Originator Name:  Olaf Till
Open/Closed:  Open Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None

Sun 27 Aug 2017 03:48:34 PM UTC, original submission:  

For certain Matlab compatible functions, Octave informs the user which OF package contains it. This information is hardcoded into Octave, which can cause errors -- e.g., there may be no OF package exactly corresponding to a Matlab package.

We should provide this information online. Once this is done, a patch should be suggested for Octave which uses the online information (caching it, for efficiency); the previous hardcoded information could be used as a fallback.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
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