added missing minimal_dim() from 1.1 branch
[ginac.git] / ginac / idx.cpp
index 503a74ace174f6ab32c03a07bea7c3b9236dbb0d..82052d88f45d36a17db90129682c5861779b586f 100644 (file)
@@ -449,12 +449,7 @@ ex idx::replace_dim(const ex & new_dim) const
 
 ex idx::minimal_dim(const idx & other) const
 {
-       if (dim.is_equal(other.dim) || dim < other.dim || (is_exactly_a<numeric>(dim) && is_a<symbol>(other.dim)))
-               return dim;
-       else if (dim > other.dim || (is_a<symbol>(dim) && is_exactly_a<numeric>(other.dim)))
-               return other.dim;
-       else
-               throw (std::runtime_error("idx::minimal_dim: index dimensions cannot be ordered"));
+       return GiNaC::minimal_dim(dim, other.dim);
 }
 
 ex varidx::toggle_variance(void) const
@@ -545,4 +540,14 @@ void find_free_and_dummy(exvector::const_iterator it, exvector::const_iterator i
                out_free.push_back(*last);
 }
 
+ex minimal_dim(const ex & dim1, const ex & dim2)
+{
+       if (dim1.is_equal(dim2) || dim1 < dim2 || (is_exactly_a<numeric>(dim1) && is_a<symbol>(dim2)))
+               return dim1;
+       else if (dim1 > dim2 || (is_a<symbol>(dim1) && is_exactly_a<numeric>(dim2)))
+               return dim2;
+       else
+               throw (std::runtime_error("minimal_dim(): index dimensions cannot be ordered"));
+}
+
 } // namespace GiNaC