Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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finds a dynamic library that can be loaded by LibraryFunctionLoad.


  • FindLibrary can be used to locate both Wolfram Libraries and general dynamic libraries.
  • If a relative file name is given, FindLibrary will use $LibraryPath to find the library.
  • If no file name extension is given, FindLibrary will add one appropriate for the current platform: .so on Linux, .dll on Windows, .dylib on Mac OS X.
  • FindLibrary is used by library functions such as LibraryFunctionLoad to find libraries.
Introduced in 2010