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AW: st: RE: RE: RE: Stata updated to 11.1

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
To   <>
Subject   AW: st: RE: RE: RE: Stata updated to 11.1
Date   Fri, 4 Jun 2010 18:03:18 +0200


" but took far longer than my past experiences."

I would say that we need to be fair here, and acknowledge that there used to
be no such thing as a "utility update" in the past. The two manuals that had
to be transferred to (probably) thousands of Stata 11 users last night, [D]
and [R], "weigh" a cool 23 MB combined. With many simultaneous requests, I
can understand that network infrastructure would be struggling to deliver
this volume of data fast. Comparisons with updates for -version- 10 and
prior are hence terribly skewed in favor of the past...


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
[] Im Auftrag von Neil Shephard
Gesendet: Freitag, 4. Juni 2010 17:56
Betreff: Re: st: RE: RE: RE: Stata updated to 11.1

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Lachenbruch, Peter
<> wrote:
> I had a similar issue - the update utilities was slow, so a cancelled and
updated the executable, did the swap and then did the update utilities.  It
was slow but eventually completed.  I'm doing the updates now on my netbook.
 It went much faster this morning on a much slower machine.
> Keep trying.

I did and it succeeded eventually, but took far longer than my past

Good to know I wasn't the only one though.



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