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@stan-buildbot stan-buildbot released this Aug 12, 2019 · 50 commits to master since this release

Second release candidate! Fixes bugs from the discourse thread. Hoping we're converging on replicating Stan 2 entirely. Please respond to that thread if you find any issues!


Trying it with CmdStan can be as simple as:

  1. git clone --recursive; cd cmdstan
  2. make -j4 build
  3. Download the stanc3 binary for your OS to the right place:
  • Linux: curl -L -o bin/stanc
  • Mac: curl -L -o bin/stanc
  • Windows: curl -L -o bin\stanc
  1. make <path/to/model.stan>

If you'd like to go the extra mile and help us check that it also gets the same results as your models, if you have them in the same folder as a .data.R file with the same name, you can use the performance-tests-cmdstan repo to compare compilers:

  1. git clone --recursive; cd performance-tests-cmdstan
  2. Download the binary as above and remember its location.
  3. bash "<path/to/models/dir> --num_samples=10" <path/to/stanc3/from/step/2>

Thanks all!

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