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RE: st: New SSC package: -dfl-


From   "Joao Pedro W. de Azevedo" <jazevedo@provide.com.br>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: New SSC package: -dfl-
Date   Thu, 10 Feb 2005 07:22:02 -0200

Dear Stata users,
Thanks to the input of this list and Kit Baum, a new release of -dfl- is
already available for download.
Cheers,
JP



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: quarta-feira, 9 de fevereiro de 2005 20:23
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: RE: st: New SSC package: -dfl-

Yes. That doesn't stop other programs 
having subroutines with the same name. 

Note that this is an alternative 
to the advice to fix the program 
directly. 

Yet other advice is to hold until 
-dfl-'s author fixes the bug. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Daniel Lawson
 
> Is there any convention that the file _genx.ado ought to define the 
> program _genx?
> 
> On Feb 9, 2005, at 4:29 PM, Nick Cox wrote:
> 
> > Whoa! Who knows what programs unknown to
> > them use -_genx- and will thereby be clobbered?
> >
> > Better to clone -_genx- and make
> > the resulting -genx- program a subroutine
> > of -dfl-, in the same file.
> >
> > Nick
> > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> >
> > jean ries
> >
> >> Daniel Lawson wrote :
> >>> When I tried the command on a data set I have as follows:
> >>> . dfl female age1 age2 age3 age4 black edu1 edu2 edu3 edu4
> >> edu5 extract
> >>> manufacture if manager==0, outcome(lnw)
> >>>
> >>> I got the error message
> >>> unrecognized command:  _genx not defined by _genx.ado
> >>
> >> I had the same problem. The following recipe should do the
> >> job. Find the
> >> file named "_genx.ado" and open it in a text-editor. 
> Change the line
> >>
> >> program define genx
> >>
> >> into
> >>
> >> program define _genx
> >>
> >> and save the file. If Stata is currently running, type
> >> -discard- after you
> >> have done the changes.
> >>
> >> If you don't know where to find the file "_genx.ado", type
> >> -adopath- and
> >> look for the path that is labelled (PLUS). At that place you
> >> will find a
> >> directory called "_"  in which you will find the file.

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