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st: Re: Flush for SF_display?

From (Brendan Halpin)
Subject   st: Re: Flush for SF_display?
Date   Sun, 29 Apr 2012 18:49:17 +0100

On Sat, Apr 28 2012, Brendan Halpin wrote:

> I'm trying to debug a C plugin for Stata. 
> Is there a plugin equivalent of Mata's displayflush()? Can I force it to
> SF_display() immediately?

Short-circuit: plugins can use C facilities to write to ordinary files:

  #include <stdio.h>
  FILE *debugfile;
  debugfile = fopen("debugfile.txt","w+");
  fprintf(debugfile, "Going down in flames\n");

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