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st: Stata Temp File issue
"John C. Vernaleo" <email@example.com>
st: Stata Temp File issue
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:48:48 -0500
Stata/MP 9.2 for Windows
Born 20 Jul 2007
on some Windows XP 32 bit machines and some Windows 7 64bit machines. I
realize my Stata version is rather old so I will understand if the only
answer I get is 'upgrade', but I wanted to try anyway.
Basically, I run a large number of Stata jobs over night. On the Windows
XP machines I run at most 2 stata jobs at a time. On the Windows 7
machines I run up to 4 at a time.
On the Windows 7 machines, I frequently find that Stata will crash with
errors related to either not being able to find a temp file or not being
able to access or write to the temp file. If I look in the logs from the
concurrent processes, there will be one that has the same temp file name
(which does explain the error).
I have cleared out the directory where Stata leaves temp files (as there
were some orphaned Stata temp files there) but that seems to have no
The way I understood it, I thought the first two characters in a Stata
temp file (the XX in ST_XXyyyyyy.tmp) indicated the instance of Stata that
was running which would make such overlap impossible. Am I
missunderstanding something? Did things work differently back in Stata9?
And more importantly, is there way to avoid this (assuming I am even
understanding the situation properly)?
Sorry for such a long writeup. Thanks for reading.
John C. Vernaleo, Ph.D.
Ada Investment Management
152 West 57th Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10019
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