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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #51384] strncmp is case insensitive

From: Mike Miller
Subject: [Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #51384] strncmp is case insensitive
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 17:22:11 -0400 (EDT)
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                 Summary: strncmp is case insensitive
                 Project: GNU Octave
            Submitted by: mtmiller
            Submitted on: Tue 04 Jul 2017 02:22:09 PM PDT
                Category: Octave Function
                Severity: 4 - Important
                Priority: 5 - Normal
              Item Group: Regression
                  Status: Patch Submitted
             Assigned to: None
         Originator Name: 
        Originator Email: 
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.2.1
        Operating System: GNU/Linux



Somewhere between 4.0 and 4.2, the strncmp function became case insensitive.

Reported on the Debian BTS along with the attached patch provided by the
reporter (https://bugs.debian.org/867212).

Fix provided in this patch looks pretty easy (liboctave/util/oct-string.cc),
but needs a test case added somewhere as well.

Should be committed on the stable branch. I am happy to care of this but not


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Date: Tue 04 Jul 2017 02:22:09 PM PDT  Name: strncmp.diff  Size: 622B   By:



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