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### Lifting a matrix from $\mathbb{Q}[Y]/(Y-1)$

I have a matrix in $\mathbb{Q}[Y]/(Y-1)$ and want to lift it to $\mathbb{Q}[Y]$, however, I get an error:

sage: D.<Y> = QQ[]
sage: B = matrix(D, [[Y, 0]])
sage: Dbar = D.quotient(Y-1)
sage: Bbar = B.change_ring(Dbar)
sage: Bbar.lift()
Traceback (most recent call last):
...
TypeError: unable to convert 1 to a rational


Lifting single elements instead of a matrix works:

sage: Dbar(Y^2).lift()
1


Lifting a matrix from the integers modulo a prime works also:

sage: B = matrix(ZZ, [[7, 0]])
sage: Dbar = ZZ.quotient(5)
sage: Bbar = B.change_ring(Dbar)
sage: Bbar.lift()
[2 0]


So how do I lift the matrix? Building a new matrix by hand und lifting componentwise seems to be an option; however, I think that it is somewhat ugly.

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### Lifting a matrix from $\mathbb{Q}[Y]/(Y-1)$

I have a matrix in $\mathbb{Q}[Y]/(Y-1)$ and want to lift it to $\mathbb{Q}[Y]$, however, I get an error:

sage: D.<Y> = QQ[]
sage: B = matrix(D, [[Y, 0]])
sage: Dbar = D.quotient(Y-1)
sage: Bbar = B.change_ring(Dbar)
sage: Bbar.lift()
Traceback (most recent call last):
...
TypeError: unable to convert 1 to a rational


Lifting single elements instead of a matrix works:

sage: Dbar(Y^2).lift()
1


Lifting a matrix from the integers modulo a prime works also:

sage: B = matrix(ZZ, [[7, 0]])
sage: Dbar = ZZ.quotient(5)
sage: Bbar = B.change_ring(Dbar)
sage: Bbar.lift()
[2 0]


So how do I lift the matrix? Building a new matrix by hand und lifting componentwise seems to be an option; however, I think that it is somewhat ugly.