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Re: st: Problem with -rcpoisson-

From   Tim <>
Subject   Re: st: Problem with -rcpoisson-
Date   Sat, 21 May 2011 11:36:08 +1000

That solved it.  Thank you.
I don't know why I didn't think of restarting Stata -- that probably would have been my first suggestion to anyone else!


On 21/05/2011 11:21, Nick Cox wrote:
I suspect that you need to rebuild the index of Mata packages on your

One easy way to do that is quit Stata and restart.  Or within Stata you  can do

mata: mata mlib index

which will do it on the fly.


On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 2:03 AM, Tim<>  wrote:

I am having a problem with -rcpoisson- from Stata Journal 11-1.
I suspect it is not installing properly, but I do not know if the problem is
at my end or something wrong with the distribution files.

Stata reports it is fully updated, and installation of rcpoisson appeared to
complete correctly, but there is a missing function when I try to use the

package installation

package name:  st0219.pkg

checking st0219 consistency and verifying not already installed...
all files already exist and are up to date.
(click here to return to the previous screen)

. clear all

. sysuse auto
(1978 Automobile Data)

. rcpoisson rep78 price foreign mpg weight , ul(4)
<istmt>:  3499  _rcpoisson_main() not found

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