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Re: Matlab and cygwin dll files

On Mon, 30 Jun 2003, Anders Johansson wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a problem, I have used cygwin to port a Matlab mex file for
> reading XML files from Linux to Windows XP. A mex file is a renamed
> dll file in Windows.
> The fist time I load the mex file in matlab after a reboot it runs
> perfectly. If I exit Matlab and restart if a second time it still runs
> fine. After the third restart it crashes matlab every time I run it. I
> have tried to strip the file to nothing to make sure there aren't any
> bugs in the file that causes the problems. Sometimes after I rebuild
> the file (without changing anything in the functional structure of the
> file) I can run it again.
> I have seen similar problems posted by other people but no replies.
> The problem seems to originate from loading and unloading of the
> cygwin1 dll.
> Please help me,
> //Anders


The Cygwin DLL currently cannot be dynamically loaded and unloaded.
AFAIK, nobody's working on this at the moment, but patches will, of
course, be thoughtfully considered.
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