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Re: st: Problems with -update


From   Andre Duszynski <andre.duszynski@adelaide.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problems with -update
Date   Mon, 30 Aug 2004 11:28:18 +0930

Thanks Philip,

The installation is at home for a personal licence separate to my
personal work licence; it doesn't exist behind a firewall or proxy per
se.

Frustrating, but am considering your suggestion in the interim. I am
however concerned that other updates will not stick !!

Andre Duszynski.

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Philip Ryan wrote:
> 
> Andre
> 
> I have had this problem on occasions as well (Windows/Stata version 8) and
> my suspicion is that the University of Adelaide's web server has a cache
> that doesn't always help matters when you try for the auto update.  I have
> also then gone around in ever-decreasing circles trying to get the manual
> download and local update to be reflected in the information returned by
> -update query-.  If no other solutions are proffered then what worked for
> me was to delete the entire official   ado\update   folder  and then either
> auto or manually updating the ado files.  Sounds drastic but  the update
> folder is really a rather (temporarily) dispensable part of Stata.  (You
> could of course, always rename or otherwise hide the existing ado\update
> folder while you build a new one.)
> 
> Phil
> 
> At 10:28 AM 30/08/2004 +0930, you wrote:
> >I've recently applied the update to a Macintosh version of Stata 7 so
> >that it can be used natively within Mac OS X.
> >
> >Unfortunately I cannot get the ado files to update; a message is
> >received that the URL "could not be
> >opened for read by copytextfile".
> >
> >I've noticed within the archive that this problem had previously arisen,
> >but no solution had been suggested.
> >
> >Any way to apply the update manually i.e. i've downloaded the ado
> >archive file, unpacked it but update via the browse function still
> >doesn't update the ado files.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Andre Duszynski.
> >
> >
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-- 
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Andre Duszynski
Project Officer
Department of General Practice
University of Adelaide
Adelaide SA 5005
P: 08 8303 6269
F: 08 8303 3511
W: http://www.generalpractice.adelaideuni.org
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