Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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loads the dynamic library lib into the Wolfram System runtime.


  • LibraryLoad is used to load dependent dynamic libraries needed for a Wolfram Library to operate.
  • Libraries loaded using LibraryLoad do not need to follow the Wolfram Library Link specification.
  • The order of multiple LibraryLoad calls is important and must follow the mutual dependency of the libraries.
  • LibraryLoad uses FindLibrary to locate libraries searching on $LibraryPath.

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This loads the sample library demo but does not return a function to call:

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Introduced in 2010