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 +=====  FT_COMPILE_MEX =====
 +Note that this reference documentation is identical to the help that is displayed in MATLAB when you type "help ft_compile_mex"​.
 +  <a href=/​reference/​ft_compile_mex><​font color=green>​FT_COMPILE_MEX</​font></​a>​ can be used for compiling most of the FieldTrip MEX files Note that
 +  this function does not put the MEX files in the correct location in the private
 +  folders, this is managed by a Bash script. In case you are not working with Git and
 +  you want to recompile the mex files for your platform, you can find all mex files
 +  for your platform and move them to a backup directory that is not on your MATLAB
 +  path. Subsequently you can rtun this function to recompile it on your platform with
 +  your compiler settings
 +  The standards procedure for compiling mex files is detailled on
 +  http://​www.fieldtriptoolbox.org/​development/​guidelines/​code#​compiling_mex_files
 +  Please note that this script does NOT set up your MEX environment for you, so in
 +  case you haven'​t selected the C compiler on Windows yet, you need to type 'mex
 +  -setup'​ first to choose either the LCC, Borland or Microsoft compiler. If you want
 +  to use MinGW, you also need to install Gnumex (http://​gnumex.sourceforget.net),​
 +  which comes with its own procedure for setting up the MEX environment.
 +  The logic in this script is to first build a list of files that actually need
 +  compilation for the particular platform that MATLAB is running on, and then to go
 +  through that list. Functions are added to the list by giving their destination
 +  directory and (relative to that) the name of the source file (without the .c).
 +  Optionally, you can specify a list of platform this file needs to be compiled on
 +  only, and a list of platforms where you don't compile it on. Finally, you can give
 +  extra arguments to the MEX command, e.g., for including other c-sources or giving
 +  compiler flags.
 +  See also MEX