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Re: st: Re: moremata on the Mac


From   "Fred Wolfe" <fwolfe@arthritis-research.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: moremata on the Mac
Date   Wed, 23 Apr 2008 06:08:10 -0500

Thanks,Kit.

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 5:32 AM, Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu> wrote:
> This is not a Mata programming issue. It is a matter of accessing the right
> object libraries of Mata routines, which is something that Stata is supposed
> to do automatically. Similar problems have been discussed regarding David
> Roodman's -xtabond2-: someone installs a new version that has a new feature,
> and it does not work for them immediately after installation. If you quit
> Stata and restart, your first invocation of a Mata routine will rebuild the
> library list. You can use the 'mata mlib index' command to make that happen
> on the fly. But exiting Stata and starting a new Stata session will always
> deal with the problem.
>
>  This happens with official Stata as well, as the first libraries to be
> searched are the official Mata libraries:
>
>
> > . mata:mata mlib query
> > .mlib libraries to be searched are
> >
> lmatabase;lmataado;lmataopt;lcmp;lfreduse;lkdens;lmoremata;lmoremata10;lrpn;lsomersd;ls
> > > q;lsqbm;lxtabond2
> >
> >
>  You don't usually see the problem there, though, as when you update
> official Stata you often update the executable, and swapping executables
> will have the same effect as exiting and restarting Stata.
>
>  Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
>  http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
>  An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
>  http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html
>
>
>  On Apr 23, 2008, at 02:33 , Fred wrote:
>
> > Thanks, Kit, that fixed it. As a non-mata programmer, how would I have
> > known that I should have issued  that command?
> >
>
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