[Pkg-phototools-devel] Bug#458131: octave-pfstools: Please switch to octave3.0

Thomas Weber thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 20:17:33 UTC 2008

On 30/01/08 21:26 +0100, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> I've done some quick tests (I don't really use the pfstools octave bindings
> myself) and stumbled across the following error message:
>   error: built-in function cannot be indexed with {
>   error: evaluating assignment expression near line 36, column 9
> Line 36 looks like this (without indentation):
>   command = argv{1};

argv was a variable in 2.1 and is now a function. Patch attached.

> Any ideas about this specific error? Is there any documentation about the
> transition from 2.1 to 3.0? I had a very quick look at the documentation but
> was unable to find anything useful for me.

Generally, most internal variables were switched to functions. I don't know
if argv is mentioned explicitly anywhere.

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