void MLReleaseByteSymbol(MLINK link, const unsigned char *s, int len)
disowns memory allocated by MLGetByteSymbol() to store the character string s corresponding to the name of a symbol.


  • MLReleaseByteSymbol() is declared in the MathLink header file mathlink.h.

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#include "mathlink.h"

/* read a symbol from a link and then release the memory to MathLink for deallocation */

void f(MLINK lp)
    unsigned char *sym;
    int len;

    if(! MLGetByteSymbol(lp, &sym, &len))
        { /* unable to read a symbol from lp */ }

    /* ... */

    MLReleaseByteSymbol(lp, sym, len);
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