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Re: st: [Stata 9] Convincing Stata to let me quit the program without confirmation


From   Seb Buechte <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: [Stata 9] Convincing Stata to let me quit the program without confirmation
Date   Mon, 29 Aug 2005 17:18:43 +0200

James,

I really appreciate your efforts and I thank you for your extensive
answers to my thoughts!

Sebastian

On 8/27/05, James Muller <james.muller@internode.on.net> wrote:
> An example daemon mode for Stata in the form of an ado file:
> 
> To use this starting Stata type
>     >   stata daemon_mode /path/to/file.do
> or whatever works for your OS.
> 
> Stata will simply loop until the file /path/to/file.do exists, then will
> delete the file. I might make this a proper package, though it's dead
> simple. Anyone want any more functionality?
> 
> Anyway, here's the ado file:
> 
> 
> --------------------daemon_mode.ado----------------------------
> program define daemon_mode
>     args path
> 
>     while (1) {
>         sleep 1000
> 
>         capture file open FH using "`path'", read
>         if (_rc == 0) {
>             file close FH
>             do "`path'"
>             erase "`path'"
>             }
>         }
> 
> end
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> 
> 
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-- 
- Seb F Buechte
-
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