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is the LinkObject representing the MathLink connection for an external program currently being installed or being called.
  • You can use $CurrentLink to distinguish between several instances of an external program running at the same time.
  • $CurrentLink can be included in :Pattern: and :Arguments: MathLink template specifications, and will be evaluated at the time when Install is called.
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