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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #41239] java_get/-set removed in dev (4.1.0+)
[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #41239] java_get/-set removed in dev (4.1.0+) w/o replacement for static fields
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:20:56 +0000
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Summary: java_get/-set removed in dev (4.1.0+) w/o
replacement for static fields
Project: GNU Octave
Submitted by: philipnienhuis
Submitted on: Wed 15 Jan 2014 06:20:55 PM CET
Severity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - Normal
Item Group: Regression
Assigned to: None
Originator Name: Philip Nienhuis
Discussion Lock: Any
Operating System: Any
In Octave-4.1.0+ java_get(), java_set() and some other functions have been
removed cf. the deprecation schedule; however there is no replacement in place
yet for getting static field values of Java classes.
See also https://savannah.gnu.org/task/?12601
A while ago this was already brought up in the mailing list or in the bug
tracker, but I couldn't find it.
Slight annoyance is that this deprecation will render half of the Java-based
spreadsheet I/O in the io package non-functional until this has been fixed.
Example, code like:
ctype(1) = java_get ("org.apache.poi.ss.usermodel.Cell",
is vital for some functions but is broken in 4.1.0+. Same goes for code to
check for version number of certain Java class libs.
I assume that we'll first wait until 4.0 is released before this issue will
get attention, right? (after all 4.1.0+ is quite bleeding edge)
If so, status can be set to "postponed"
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