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Topic: How to run .exe file from matlab
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Engin Uzunel

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Registered: 10/14/07
Re: How to run .exe file from matlab
Posted: Jan 10, 2013 10:49 AM
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What I mean by "does not work" is that
''output_val'' is empty (zero by zero). That means that the
system ('test.exe') is not working.
The same code was working when the fortran code was compiled on a 32 bit machine and its exe is called on 32 bit matlab installed on that machine.

"Steven_Lord" <> wrote in message <kcmijq$114$>...
> "E U" <> wrote in message
> news:kclf4t$243$

> > I have similar problem. I have a simple fortran code (test.exe) which
> > takes exponential of a number. I want to run this code several times from
> > matlab as follows: open an input.dat file, write a number into it, call
> > test.exe and then write the output to output.dat file.
> >
> > The associated matlab code is as follows:

> *snip*

> > When I compile the fortran code on a 32 bit machine and then run the above
> > matlab code on 32 bit matlab installed on 32 bit machine it works.
> > However, if I compile the fortran code on a 64 bit machine and then run
> > the above matlab code on 64 bit matlab installed on 64 bit machine it does
> > not work! What can be the reason?

> Define "does not work" -- does it throw an error? Does it issue a warning?
> Does it give you a different answer than you expect? Does it crash MATLAB or
> your machine?
> Post that information to the group and someone may be able to offer a
> suggestion; determining the cause of this problem may require posting a
> SMALL section of your Fortran code as well, but let's start with the answer
> to the question above.
> --
> Steve Lord
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