Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down on April 23, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: re: nearstat version


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: re: nearstat version
Date   Fri, 3 Feb 2012 11:45:46 +0000

Apologies to Rüdiger for the dropped umlaut here.

Nick

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is more positive and better advice than I gave, although the
> explanation of what -version- means still stands.
>
> I didn't look at the -nearstat- documentation to see that the raw
> .mata code was included, but Rudiger did mention looking at it. I was
> wrongly inferring that there was a compiled library only.
>
> Nick
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Christopher Baum <kit.baum@bc.edu> wrote:
>> <>
>>> However, whenever I run nearstat, I get the following error message:
>>> (nearstat_calcdist() in lnearstat, compiled by Stata 12.0, is too new
>>> to be run by
>>> this version of Stata and so was ignored)
>>>                 <istmt>:  3499  nearstat_calcdist() not found
>>> r(3499);
>>>
>>> Confusing right? Does anybody know why this happens?
>>
>> This is probably because the author created the Mata library, lnearstat.mlib, on Stata 12. This is a similar problem to a thread last week. If you delete the .mlib file, restart Stata, and then do
>>
>> do nearstat.mata  (from your /ado/plus/n directory)
>>
>> nearstat should compile the appropriate Mata code on the fly and run. You would have to do this in each session.
>>
>> Ultimately the answer is for the author to create the Mata library using a copy of Stata 10.1 if he wants the routine to be available to Stata 10.1, 11, 12, 12.1...
>>

*
*   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/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index