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st: re: adoupdate: problem with reported r(pkglist)


From   Kit Baum <kitbaum@mac.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: re: adoupdate: problem with reported r(pkglist)
Date   Wed, 23 May 2007 11:18:11 -0400

sacrificial byte order mark

I do not see any problem with the behavior of adoupdate. If I say

adoupdate

It tells me that 5 packages need updating, and they are listed in r
(pkglist).


If I say

adoupdate xml_tab

(which needs updating)  it places xml_tab in r(pkglist).

If I say

adoupdate quack

(a nonexistent package) it places quack in r(pkglist).

If I say

adoupdate ivreg2

(which does not need updating) it places ivreg2 in r(pkglist).

What is the nature of the problem?

In any case, adoupdate is part of official Stata, so if you can
document a bug, report it to support@stata.com.


Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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