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Re: st: RE: Figure out in which do-file an error occurred


From   Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Figure out in which do-file an error occurred
Date   Wed, 07 Mar 2012 19:29:57 +0100

-set trace on- is not practical in my case because the log-file would get far too large.
It would be perfect if a message like this would be displayed

 "error occurred in do-file: sub-dofile3 on line 187"

I am not aware of any command that helps my to figure out which do-file is currently running.

Thanks
Oliver

Am 07.03.2012 19:02, schrieb Jean-Francois.Bertrand@fin.gc.ca:
I typically -set trace on- when I want to see where errors occur.

Jean-François Bertrand
Senior Economist | Économiste principal

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Oliver Jones
Sent: March 7, 2012 12:57 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Figure out in which do-file an error occurred

Hello Statalister,

I am working on a big project (well big for me).
I have a master do-file in which I call several other do-files.
It looks something like this fictional code:

******* begin master do-file **********
version 11

* Hi this is my master do-file
* A lot of stuff is done here and I
* call 5 different other do-files.

do sub-dofile-1
do sub-dofile-2
do sub-dofile-3
do sub-dofile-4
do sub-dofile-5

exit
****** end master do-file *************

My problem is to find out in which of these sub-do-files an error occurred.
What makes it a bit tricky is that in the sub-do-files I call sub-sub-do-files and so on...


Kind Regards
Oliver Jones
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