OBSOLETE WSTP C FUNCTION

MLMain()
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has been replaced by .


sets up communication between an external program started using Install and the Wolfram Language.

DetailsDetails

  • The code for MLMain() is generated automatically by mprep or mcc.
  • MLMain() opens a MathLink connection using the parameters specified in argv, then goes into a loop waiting for CallPacket objects to arrive from the Wolfram Language.
  • MLMain() internally calls MLOpenArgcArgv().
  • MLMain() is declared in the MathLink header file mathlink.h.

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#include "mathlink.h"

#if WINDOWS_MATHLINK

/* a Microsoft Windows example WinMain routine */

int PASCAL WinMain( HINSTANCE hinstCurrent, HINSTANCE hinstPrevious, LPSTR lpszCmdLine, int nCmdShow)
{
char buff[512];
char FAR * buff_start = buff;
char FAR * argv[32];
char FAR * FAR * argv_end = argv + 32;

     hinstPrevious = hinstPrevious; /* suppress warning */

if( !MLInitializeIcon( hinstCurrent, nCmdShow)) return 1;
MLScanString( argv, &argv_end, &lpszCmdLine, &buff_start);
return MLMain( (int)(argv_end - argv), argv);
}

#else

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
{
return MLMain(argc, argv);
}

#endif