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MLReleaseSymbol has been replaced by WSReleaseSymbol.

void MLReleaseSymbol(MLINK link,char *s)
disowns memory allocated by MLGetSymbol() or MLGetFunction() to store the character string s corresponding to the name of a symbol.


  • MLReleaseSymbol() is declared in the MathLink header file mathlink.h.

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#include "mathlink.h"

/* read a symbol from a link and then release the memory to MathLink for deallocation */

void f(MLINK lp)
    char *sym;

    if(! MLGetSymbol(lp, &sym))
        { /* unable to read a symbol from lp */ }

    /* ... */

    MLReleaseSymbol(lp, sym);