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Re: Win32 MathLink .exe from Matheamtica 3 on a Mac

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  • Subject: [mg19317] Re: Win32 MathLink .exe from Matheamtica 3 on a Mac
  • From: "Andrew Cunningham" <andrewc at>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Aug 1999 23:42:49 -0400
  • Organization: Vibro-Acoustic Sciences Inc.
  • References: <7or61l$> <7ouvkm$osf$> <7p30vb$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I finally understand what is happening and it works great now.

Andrew Cunningham
Vibro-Acoustic Sciences Inc
mailto: andrewc at

>From: miyaji at (Chikara MIYAJI)
To: mathgroup at
In article <7p30vb$aqf at>, miyaji at (Chikara
MIYAJI) wrote:

>>In article <7or61l$15o at>, "Andrew Cunningham"
> <andrewc at> writes:
> ..
>>>- I run the Mathlink .exe on the PC. A dialog box comes up asking for
> the
>>>link , I type "5000" so that I assume it creates a link on TCP port
> 5000.
> No. it isn't. When you use the dialog to set the link name for PC, its
> link protocol
>  is FileMap. Even you set a number, it is not a TCP port number. Also,
> you did same way
> on Mac, it was a AppleTalk port name, not a TCP port.
> My suggestion for your use,
> 1) Build the MathLink program as a command line interface, not a Window
>   interface on PC.
> 2) Run it from your DOS window,
>   % yourprog -linkname 3000 -linkprotocol TCP -linkmode listen
> 3) Then connect it from the Mac,
>    LinkOpen["3000 at PC's_IP", LinkMode->Connect, LinkProtocol->"TCP"]

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