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Steven Lord

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Re: compiling .cpp file failed
Posted: Dec 12, 2012 9:26 AM
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"Hana " <> wrote in message
> Hello,
> I used to use MATLAB R2008b to do my work and now I've just installed
> MATLAB R2012b in my new computer. I have a file name rir_generator.cpp
> that I want to use in MATLAB. So I've tried setting it up as below, and
> this is what I got. I'm not really an expert on this and I don't know why
> it's failed. Can someone please help??
> mex -setup
> The options files available for mex are:
> 1: /Applications/ : Template Options file
> for building gcc MEX-files
> 0: Exit with no changes
> Enter the number of the compiler (0-1):
> 1
> Overwrite /Users/username/.matlab/R2012b/ ([y]/n)? y
> /Applications/ is being copied to
> /Users/username/.matlab/R2012b/
> mex rir_generator.cpp
> /Applications/ line 305: gcc-4.2: command not
> found
> /Applications/ line 1326: g++-4.2: command not
> found

Searching the support website for "gcc-4.2" found these two hits that seem

Try the steps they suggest and if it doesn't work either post back in this
thread or contact Technical Support.

Steve Lord
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