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Re: Re: Updated my RootSearch package

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  • Subject: [mg58622] Re: [mg58610] Re: [mg58596] Updated my RootSearch package
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2005 16:51:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I, too, just updated RootSearch to the latest version from MathSource, 
and none of the examples in RootSearchExamples.nb gives an empty list.

Note that the new version is installed as


whereas the previous version was set up as 

Do you by any chance still have the older version in that latter location?

Curtis Osterhoudt wrote:
> Hi, Ted,
>    First, thank you for your work over the years on Mathematica. I'm a
> relatively new user of Mathematica, but I'm always happy when I notice
> that you've given some input (or, better, a notebook or package) about a
> problem.
>    I've downloaded and installed your new RootSearch.m file, and am
> trying to run the examples notebook. The package is correctly installed
> and loads correctly (I think) because I can query its various functions;
> in addition, if I call RootSearch on a function, there are no errors
> generated. However, even in the cases in your example notebook,
> RootSearch returns empty lists where it should return the roots of the
> functions. I will go through the RootSearch.m file in a bit more detail
> later, to see what I'm doing wrong, or if there is an extra semicolon
> somewhere (or something!) but wanted to post this in case there's a
> quick fix.
>           Many thanks,
>                 Curtis O.
> ted.ersek at wrote:
>>I just updated my RootSearch package which is posted on MathSource.
>>You can get it from
>>The new version is more robust.
>> Ted Ersek
>> reply to: ted.ersek at

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