Main Content

unloadlibrary

Unload shared C library from memory

Description

example

unloadlibrary libname unloads library libname from memory.

Examples

collapse all

Add the shrlib examples folder to the path.

addpath(fullfile(matlabroot,'extern','examples','shrlib'))

Load the library, if it is not already loaded.

if ~libisloaded('shrlibsample')
   loadlibrary('shrlibsample')
end

When finished, unload the library to free memory.

unloadlibrary shrlibsample

Input Arguments

collapse all

Name of shared library, specified as a character vector. Do not include the path or file extension in libname.

If you call loadlibrary using the alias option, then you must use the alias name for the libname argument.

Data Types: char

Limitations

  • Use with libraries that are loaded using the loadlibrary function.

Tips

  • To unload a MEX file, use the clear function.

Introduced before R2006a