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


From   wgould@stata.com (William Gould, StataCorp LP)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: re: adoupdate: problem with reported r(pkglist)
Date   Wed, 23 May 2007 12:45:49 -0500

Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu> writes, 

> At 10:18 AM 5/23/2007, Kit Baum wrote:
>
> >If I say
> >
> >adoupdate ivreg2
> >
> >(which does not need updating) it places ivreg2 in r(pkglist).
> >
> >What is the nature of the problem?
> 
> But the help for adoupdate says
> 
> "adoupdate saves in r(pkglist) a space-separated list of package 
> names that need updating (option update not specified) or that were 
> updated (option update specified)."
>
> So if ivreg2 does not need updating, why is it showing up in 
> r(pkglist)?  It sounds like a bug to me, [...]

Exactly right.  -adoupdate- is incorrectly returning in r(pkglist) the 
package list specified, if one is specified.

We will fix this in in the next ado-file update.

-- Bill
wgould@stata.com
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