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Re: MathLink with MS Visual Studio 2008

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  • Subject: [mg85360] Re: MathLink with MS Visual Studio 2008
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 04:47:33 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fo1a3l$g38$1@smc.vnet.net> <fo9ftn$s9u$1@smc.vnet.net>

Thanks for that.

I have no idea where you found out about $(NOINHERIT), it's not in 
tutorial/MathLinkDeveloperGuide-Windows, but it worked for me.

Stephen Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

"Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote in message 
news:fo9ftn$s9u$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi,
>
> it is the same as with VS 2005, you must switch of the
> unicode maros in the Microsoft header with
> $(NOINHERIT)
> in your preprocessor definitions.
>
> Regards
>   Jens
>
> Steve Luttrell wrote:
>> I use Mathematica 6 with Windows Vista.
>>
>> I have just downloaded MS Visual C++ 2008 Express to set it up to work 
>> with
>> MathLink. It installs itself along with the MS Visual Studio 2008
>> development environment. The documentation for Mathematica 6 (see
>> tutorial/MathLinkDeveloperGuide-Windows) assumes you have MS Visual 
>> Studio
>> 2005 (note 2005, NOT 2008), but I hoped that any differences between the
>> 2005 and 2008 versions would be minor, so I set about getting the addtwo
>> example to work. BTW, the prebuilt addtwo example works OK for me.
>>
>> I followed all of the instructions in
>> tutorial/MathLinkDeveloperGuide-Windows for setting up an addtwo project
>> without any problems, except for:
>> (1) In the additional dependencies step (step 16 of the instructions) I
>> found that ml32i3.lib does NOT exist, so I used ml32i3m.lib instead.
>> (2) In the custom build step (step 21 of the instructions) I had to use
>> explicit paths rather than the cleverly constructed paths that were
>> suggested.
>>
>> I then built addtwo.exe, and there were no errors but a lot of warnings 
>> (see
>> the transcript below). I then tried to install addtwo in a fresh 
>> Mathematica
>> session, but the install hung up on me and never returned.
>>
>> Presumably there is an installation detail that is somehow different for 
>> the
>> MS Visual Studio 2008 version (compared to the 2005 version), but there 
>> are
>> so many things that I could tweak that I don't know where to begin.
>>
>> Can anyone help?
>>
>> addtwo build transcript:
>>
>> 1>------ Rebuild All started: Project: addtwo, Configuration: Debug
>> Win32 ------
>> 1>Deleting intermediate and output files for project 'addtwo', 
>> configuration
>> 'Debug|Win32'
>> 1>Performing Custom Build Step
>> 1>Compiling...
>> 1>addtwo.c
>> 1>addtwotm.c
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(75) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible
>> types - from 'char [7]' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(78) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible
>> types - from 'char [260]' to 'LPWCH'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(88) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible
>> types - from 'char [7]' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(93) : warning C4133: '=' : incompatible types - 
>> from
>> 'LPSTR' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(94) : warning C4133: '=' : incompatible types - 
>> from
>> 'char [10]' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(100) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible
>> types - from 'char [10]' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>c:\users\steve luttrell\documents\temp\visual c++
>> 2008\addtwo\addtwotm.c(100) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible
>> types - from 'char *' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>addtwotm.c(480) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible types - from
>> 'char [64]' to 'LPWSTR'
>> 1>addtwotm.c(492) : warning C4133: 'function' : incompatible types - from
>> 'char [64]' to 'LPCWSTR'
>> 1>Generating Code...
>> 1>Compiling manifest to resources...
>> 1>Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Resource Compiler Version 6.0.5724.0
>> 1>Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
>> 1>Linking...
>> 1>Embedding manifest...
>> 1>Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Resource Compiler Version 6.0.5724.0
>> 1>Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
>> 1>Build log was saved at "file://c:\Users\Steve
>> Luttrell\Documents\Temp\Visual C++ 2008\addtwo\Debug\BuildLog.htm"
>> 1>addtwo - 0 error(s), 9 warning(s)
>> ========== Rebuild All: 1 succeeded, 0 failed, 0 skipped ==========
>>
>> Stephen Luttrell
>> West Malvern, UK
>>
>>
> 



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