WSReleaseUTF8String (C Function)

void WSReleaseUTF8String(WSLINK link,const unsigned char *s,int len)

disowns memory allocated by WSGetUTF8String()to store the UTF-8 encoded string s.


  • WSReleaseUTF8String() is declared in the WSTP header file wstp.h.


Basic Examples  (1)

#include "wstp.h"

/* read a UTF-8 encoded string from a link and then release the memory to WSTP for deallocation */

void f(WSLINK lp)
    const unsigned char *string;
    int number_of_bytes;
    int number_of_characters

    if(! WSGetUTF8String(lp, &string, &number_of_bytes, &number_of_characters))
        { /* unable to read the UTF-8 encoded string from lp */ }

    /* ... */

    WSReleaseUTF8String(lp, string, number_of_bytes);