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void WSReleaseByteString(WSLINK link,const unsigned char *s,int n)
disowns memory allocated by WSGetByteString() to store the array of character codes s.


  • WSReleaseByteString() is declared in the WSTP header file wstp.h.

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#include "wstp.h"

/* read a string composed of character code values 0-255 from the link and release that memory to WSTP for deallocation */

void f(WSLINK lp)
    const unsigned char *string;
    int length;

    if(! WSGetByteString(lp, &string, &length, 0))
        { /* unable to read byte string from lp */ }

    /* ... */

    WSReleaseByteString(lp, string, length);