[GiNaC-list] get_name() doesn't returned a name like "symbolNNN"?
warren.weckesser at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 22:17:18 CEST 2010
On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Warren Weckesser <
warren.weckesser at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to the documentation (section 4.5 of the online tutorial), the
> following code should produce something like
> z.get_name() = "symbol1"
> but with ginac 1.5.8, I get an empty string.
> #include <iostream>
> #include <ginac/ginac.h>
> using namespace std;
> using namespace GiNaC;
> int main()
> symbol z;
> cout << "z.get_name() = \"" << z.get_name() << "\"" << endl;
> return 0;
> In an older version of ginac, this used to work as documented. Is this a
> bug, or an expected change in behavior? (Or is it just my installation that
> is broken?)
Partly answering my own question... it looks like the change was
introduced in version 1.5.0.
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