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Ben Jann <ben.jann@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Mata version control |

Date |
Sun, 15 Feb 2009 18:01:01 +0100 |

I assume this is intended and not a bug. But Stata Corp would have to comment on that. ben On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 11:52 PM, Partha Deb <partha.deb@hunter.cuny.edu> wrote: > Dare I call this a bug? > > Partha > > > Ben Jann wrote: >> >> I also was surprised when I first noticed that functions compiled and >> saved under -version 9- in Stata 10 do not work in Stata 9. >> ben >> >> On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Partha Deb <partha.deb@hunter.cuny.edu> >> wrote: >> >>> >>> Hi Ben, >>> >>> I do have access to Stata 9 on another machine so can compile there, but >>> it >>> is less convenient, hence my initial question. I am puzzled, however. >>> -help [M-2] version- seems to suggest to me that it is possible to >>> compile >>> with an earlier Mata version. >>> >>> " In syntax 1, Stata's version command (see [P] version) sets the >>> version >>> before entering Mata. This specifies both the compiler and library >>> versions to be used. Syntax 1 is recommended." >>> >>> Perhaps I misunderstand this. >>> >>> Best. >>> >>> Partha >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> Ben Jann wrote: >>> >>>> >>>> As far as I know you have to use Stata 9 to compile a function, if you >>>> want to use the function in Stata 9 (a Stata 9 compiled function, >>>> however, will also work under Stata 10). >>>> >>>> If you don't have Stata 9 then my suggestion would be to just include >>>> the source code in an ado-file so that it compiles on the fly. >>>> >>>> ben >>>> >>>> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > -- > Partha Deb > Department of Economics > Hunter College > ph: (212) 772-5435 > fax: (212) 772-5398 > http://urban.hunter.cuny.edu/~deb/ > > Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery > None but ourselves can free our minds. > - Bob Marley > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Mata version control***From:*Partha Deb <partha.deb@hunter.cuny.edu>

**Re: st: Mata version control***From:*Ben Jann <ben.jann@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mata version control***From:*Partha Deb <partha.deb@hunter.cuny.edu>

**Re: st: Mata version control***From:*Ben Jann <ben.jann@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mata version control***From:*Partha Deb <partha.deb@hunter.cuny.edu>

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