This release of SPM5 fixes an issue with calls to Matlab function fileparts() in SPM5.
Starting with Matlab R2011b calling fileparts() with 4 output arguments results in an error instead of a warning. There were a few calls to call fileparts() with 4 output arguments in SPM5. This release addresses this potential compatibility issue between SPM5 and Matlab R2011b.
Instead of removing all occurrences of a 4th output argument to fileparts(), as suggested by the Matlab R2010a release notes, we changed all such occurrences from fileparts() to spm_fileparts() as suggested by the SPM maintainer at FIL.... read more
A small patch is required to run SPM5 under Matlab R2011a.