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RE: st: RE: Problems with -ssc inst <package>, replace-


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: Problems with -ssc inst <package>, replace-
Date   Tue, 18 May 2004 17:19:32 +0100 (BST)

Nick Cox responded:

[...]

> You can look at your stata.trk to see what is there
> by
>
> . findfile stata.trk, all
>
> but don't edit it!

It's definitely in the right place!

> The ", all" here is a check to see if you have
> something bizarre, namely two or more stata.trk files
> as a consequence of your complicated history, which
> shouldn't happen.

[...]

> In fact you can do it all through -ssc-:
>
> . ssc uninst catplot
> . ssc inst catplot

[...]

These last two commands are a touch more memorable for me than -ado
uninst-, so I'll use this a solution for future replacement operations.
Cheers!

CLIVE NICHOLAS        |t: 0(044)191 222 5969
Politics              |e: clive.nicholas@ncl.ac.uk
Newcastle University  |http://www.ncl.ac.uk/geps
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