Problem with compiling mex with gcc-4.7

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Bulat Khusainov
Bulat Khusainov on 24 Sep 2015
Answered: Dasharath Gulvady on 28 Sep 2015
I am trying to compile a c-file using the command
mex file_name.c
In windows 7 everything works fine. However, in Ubuntu I get the following warnings:
  • warning: implicit declaration of function ‘TCPclient_wrap’ [-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
  • warning: assignment discards ‘const’ qualifier from pointer target type [enabled by default]
  • warning: ignoring return value of ‘fscanf’, declared with attribute warn_unused_result [-Wunused-result]
And the compiled mex file is not working properly.
I am using gcc-4.7 compiler as recommended. Other c-files are compiled fine from Ubuntu with gcc-4.7.
I am attaching the files, that I am trying to compile.

Answers (1)

Dasharath Gulvady
Dasharath Gulvady on 28 Sep 2015
Bulat,
The warnings might not be specific to MEX files, but may be related to the difference between C/C++ compilers in Windows and GCC compiler.
1. You might be missing function prototypes in your code.
2. You might not be using the right header files.

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