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Re: Re: mathlink

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  • Subject: [mg25002] Re: [mg24971] Re: [mg24957] mathlink
  • From: Christopher Lee French <clfrench at>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 01:09:35 -0400 (EDT)
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There is a  filename.c library of custom functions at my work that I would like to
access using Mathematica. What is your method for calling c functions using J/Link? I have
J/Link and I can get 50% of the examples to run on my PC. Is there any hope for me
of this being easy?

Chris French

Murphy wrote:

> At 00:02 25.08.00 -0400, you wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >  I am trying to let the mathematica kernel evaluates for me something from
> >a c program. I am using the "simple example " from Todd Gayley MathLink
> >tutorial page 24 .After calling the excutabe file(call it add)  through:
> >add -linkname'math-mathlink'-linkmode launch ;
> did you type it like that? the problem might be in some missing blanks:
> try: -linkname "math -mathlink" -linkmode launch
> I am using J/Link, so I'm not an expert on pure mathlink;
> >it seems to me that the progrm is compiled
> what do you think is being compiled ?
> >and it instructs me to
> >enter two numbers.After I entered them it instructs me as:
> >Create Link :Connect to link.
> what do you mean by "instructs me"?
> does it tell you that it is creating the link or are you supposed to enter
> something here?
> >What I should do now.Whatever I type in  the computer goes in a very long
> >sleep!!!!
> is this one of the prebuilt samples from the developer kit or your own program;
> do the other samples from the developer kit work?
> what Operating system are you working with?
> murphee

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