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Re: st: Trouble compiling simple plugin


From   Aaron Kirkman <ak5791@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Trouble compiling simple plugin
Date   Fri, 27 Jul 2012 10:04:30 -0500

The directory was the problem. -sysdir- lists the personal directory
as ~/ado/personal, and the plugin works when placed there.

Thank you,
Aaron

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:24 PM, William Buchanan
<william@williambuchanan.net> wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
>
> Assuming that the architecture is the same as it is for Mac/Windows, you need to place the file in your personal directory.  The command -sysdir- will give you the file path to that folder.
>
> HTH,
> Billy
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jul 26, 2012, at 19:59, Aaron Kirkman <ak5791@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm running Stata 12 SE on a Linux system. I followed the tutorial for
>> creating simple plugins at this link:
>> http://www.stata.com/plugins/#sect5
>>
>> I tried the simple example hello.c:
>>
>> #include "stplugin.h"
>> STDLL stata_call(int argc, char *argv[])
>> {
>>    SF_display("Hello World\n") ;
>>    return(0) ;
>> }
>>
>> That compiled fine with this command:
>> gcc -shared -DSYSTEM=OPUNIX -fPIC stplugin.c hello.c -o hello.plugin
>>
>> According to the -adopath- command, \ado\updates and \ado\base are
>> both in the adopath, so I placed the plugin in \ado\base, but running
>>
>> program hello, plugin
>>
>> just returns an error of "Could not load plugin: .\hello.plugin" and
>> "r(9999)" Specifying the plugin directly by appending using returns
>> the same error:
>>
>> program hello, plugin
>> using("/run/media/ak5791/kingstonGB/Apps/Stata12SE/ado/base/ak5791/hello.plugin")
>>
>> Am I missing part of the process?
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