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Bug 828 - Confusing documentation of many SparseMatrixBase methods
Summary: Confusing documentation of many SparseMatrixBase methods
Alias: None
Product: Eigen
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Sparse (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: Normal Documentation
Assignee: Nobody
: 1163 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 3.3
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Reported: 2014-06-23 23:35 UTC by Christoph Hertzberg
Modified: 2019-12-04 13:25 UTC (History)
3 users (show)


Description Christoph Hertzberg 2014-06-23 23:35:06 UTC
The documentation of many SparseMatrixBase functions is shared with the corresponding dense functions -- including the code samples. That leads to some open questions, e.g., are block-expressions overwritable and are unaryExpressions called only for non-zeros?
Comment 1 Gael Guennebaud 2016-02-03 14:05:36 UTC
*** Bug 1163 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Gael Guennebaud 2016-02-03 15:27:51 UTC
That's indeed an issue that has to be fixed asap. At last I clarified the manual pages for block-expressions:
Summary:     Clarify documentation on the restrictions of writable sparse block expressions.
Comment 3 Gael Guennebaud 2016-09-16 08:43:08 UTC
Summary:     Bug 828: clarify documentation of SparseMatrixBase's unary methods.
Comment 4 Gael Guennebaud 2016-09-16 09:29:31 UTC
For blocks:

Should be good enough.
Comment 5 Nobody 2019-12-04 13:25:39 UTC
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