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Re: st: -version- question


From   Mark Schaffer <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   John A Karikari <KarikariJ@gao.gov>
Subject   Re: st: -version- question
Date   Tue, 02 Dec 2003 19:44:09 +0000 (GMT)

John,

This seems odd.  It appears that you have Stata 8.0 but your call to
-predict- starts with the command -version 8.2- ... which implies it came 
with Stata 8.2.

Can you call -update- and see what it says about your executable and ado 
versions?

--Mark

Quoting John A Karikari <KarikariJ@gao.gov>:

> Hi, Mark and Everyone:
> 
> Correction!
> I have Stata 8.0 which I set as a version control.  When running
> ivreg2, I get the error statement that "version 8.2 not supported." 
> 
> Thanks for your insights/advice.
> 
> >>> M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk 12/02/03 02:10PM >>>
> Hi everybody.  Can anyone help with a tricky -version- question? 
> It
> goes 
> like this:
> 
> 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...
> 
> but then:
> 
> 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....
> 
> --Mark
> 
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