Reported by Allan Cornet, Nov 13, 2011
-->mpsA = mps_ones(100) mpsA = 1. -->mpsB = mpsA mpsB = 1. -->mps_clear(mpsA) -->mpsB mpsB = Warning !!! Scilab has found a critical error (EXCEPTION_INT_DIVIDE_BY_ZERO) with "scimps" function. Save your data and restart Scilab. do not see any ref in help about mpsB = mpsA is a alias and not a clone
Comment 1 by Jonathan Blanchard, Nov 13, 2011
It's explained in the MPScilab-Basics section. This is not a supported operation since it is not possible to overload a copy operation in Scilab. It was deemed an acceptable limitation at the time of designing the toolbox. There is no workaround at the moment.
Comment 2 by james tivari, Aug 23, 2019