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st: -version- question
Hi everybody. Can anyone help with a tricky -version- question? It goes
1. John has Stata 8.2 and wants to use ivreg2 under version control set
to 8.0. He issues the command -version 8.0- at the start of his session
and then calls -ivreg2-.
2. -ivreg2- starts with the command -version 7-. No problems there...
3. Internally, -ivreg2- calls the built-in Stata command -predict-.
-predict- starts with the command -version 8.2-. Boom. Stata crashes
with the error "version 8.0 not supported".
Any ideas about John can fix this in the short run? Would using the
syntax -version 8.0: ivreg2 xxxx etc- solve this problem? More to the
point, as a programmer and co-author of ivreg2, is there a way for me to
modify the ivreg2 code so that this problem is avoided in the future?
Hoping someone out there can help....
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