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Re: Re-define for built-in octave functions

From: Paul Kienzle
Subject: Re: Re-define for built-in octave functions
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 21:34:51 -0400
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Nikolay Angeloff wrote:

Is there a way to redefine a built-in, read-only function?
I tried to modify load but got the error:
error: can't redefine read-only function `load'

You could do it with the octave-forge function
dispatch("load","myload","string").  This would
redirect all calls of load with calls to myload
when the first argument is a string.

You could also add the function builtin('load',...) to
call the original if needed.

Octave-forge is at

Paul Kienzle

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