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void WSReleaseUTF16Symbol(WSLINK link,const unsigned short *s,int len)
disowns memory allocated by WSGetUTF16Symbol() to store the UTF-16 encoded character string s corresponding to the name of a symbol.


  • WSReleaseUTF16Symbol() is declared in the WSTP header file wstp.h.

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#include "wstp.h"

/* read a UTF-16 encoded symbol from a link and then release the memory to WSTP for deallocation */

void f(WSLINK lp)
    const unsigned short *symbol;
    int number_of_codes;
    int number_of_characters;

    if(! WSGetUTF16String(lp, &symbol, &number_of_codes, &number_of_characters))
        { /* unable to read the UTF-16 encoded symbol from lp */ }

    /* ... */

    WSReleaseUTF16Symbol(lp, symbol, number_of_codes);