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Re: str2func

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: str2func
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 02:27:47 -0400
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On 3/13/19 3:11 AM, address@hidden wrote:

On 13 Mar 2019, at 07:09, John W. Eaton <address@hidden> wrote:

It's intentional, for compatibility with Matlab.  There are a few bug reports 
about it.  But I was fixing a different bug when I also fixed the problem with 


Why do you need to check?
indeed there is no real need to check but there are currently BIST tests
that expect this to be checked

Also, I would strongly recommend that people use function handles, not simple 
names in character strings.
unfortunately that is needed for compatibility

For now I checked in the following change that disables the BIST and also notes a possible way to check whether the handle references a valid function:



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