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Re: st: Stata Temp File issue
Kevin Geraghty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Re: st: Stata Temp File issue
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:56:02 -0800 (PST)
try << display "`c(tmpdir)'" >> and see what it tells you.
Hm. It looks like you can't set it once you launch stata, that you have to set it beforehand using environment variables.
so you would have to do something like this on windows:
in a shell script or on the command line of a dos window:
set STATATMP="c:\temp" (or your choice of temp directory for this invocation)
<then invoke your executable from your shell window>
you can check if you got it right by typing << display "`c(tmpdir)'" >> again
----- "John C. Vernaleo" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I realize you shouldn't have to do this, that stata ought to be able
> to keep track of this stuff on its own, but one straightforward fix
> for this problem might be explicitly setting the temp directory at the
> start of each concurrent job, so that they don't share the same
> temp/work directory, and there will be no file naming conflicts for
> active temporary files.
> Assuming I'm understanding my situation correctly, that solution would
> > something like:
> > sysdir set tmpdir <my chosen temporary directory>
> When I try that I get:
> . sysdir set tmpdir "C:\temp\"
> tmpdir not found
> And then:
> . sysdir list
> STATA: C:\Program Files\Stata9\
> UPDATES: C:\Program Files\Stata9\ado\updates\
> BASE: C:\Program Files\Stata9\ado\base\
> SITE: C:\Program Files\Stata9\ado\site\
> PLUS: c:\ado\plus\
> PERSONAL: c:\ado\personal\
> OLDPLACE: c:\ado\
> So it doesn't look like tmpdir is something Stata knows about. I
> guess it
> just uses whatever Windows sets as the temp directory (do you know if
> Stata uses TEMP or TMP offhand since I seem to have both defined by
> If that is the case I guess I can set the Windows temp variable (once
> figure out which one it is) to something specific for each of the
> I will of course report back if I have success with that.
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