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Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup |

Date |
Thu, 9 May 2013 18:51:17 -0400 |

Hi, in this case it might be a bug. I can only compare with the case of -usespss- which is marked as a Windows-only and when you attempt to install it from any other platform Stata responds "nothing to install". That confuses many people, as you would expect at least the help file to be available for all platforms. In the meanwhile you can still download individual files manually from: http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s457151.html and rename an appropriate file to strgroup.plugin. Best, Sergiy On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 5:41 PM, László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks, Sergiy, > I am not sure Stata should "not find" the program on SSC just because > the plugin might not be supported. I think tech support is looking > into the problem as an error. But in any case, here are the parameters > for my console version: > > S_StataMP: MP > S_StataSE: SE > S_CONSOLE: console > S_FLAVOR: Intercooled > S_OS: Unix > S_MACH: Macintosh (Intel 64-bit) > > On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 2:48 PM, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote: >> László, >> >> Stata additional modules are available for the following platforms: >> WIN, WIN64A, WIN64I, MACINTEL, OSX.X86, MACINTEL64, OSX.X8664, MAC, >> OSX.PPC, AIX, LINUX, LINUX64, LINUX64I, SOL64, and SOLX8664 >> >> The author provided the package STRGROUP (-strgroup-) for the >> following platforms: >> MACINTEL64, LINUX64, WIN, WIN64A >> >> The package STRGROUP will not work on incompatible platforms. >> >> Make sure you are running the same version of Stata in console and >> interactive mode. Note that while MACINTEL64 is provided for STRGROUP, >> MAC (32-bit PowerPC) is not. >> >> Best, Sergiy >> >> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 6:51 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Works for me too interactively. >>> >>> Nick >>> njcoxstata@gmail.com >>> >>> >>> On 8 May 2013 23:18, László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> Oh, but wait a second, it does install from the GUI version. I'll let >>>> tech support know. Thanks! >>>> >>>> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 6:16 PM, László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>> Thanks, but everything else installs fine. >>>>> >>>>> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Richard Williams >>>>> <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>>> Works for me. Can you install other programs from SSC? For most network >>>>>> problems I just try again the next day and the problem goes away. >>>>>> >>>>>> >>>>>> At 04:59 PM 5/8/2013, László Sándor wrote: >>>>>>> >>>>>>> Hi, >>>>>>> I hope this is something trivial, but how come I see -strgroup- if I >>>>>>> -ssc describe s-, but not -ssc install strgroup-? >>>>>>> >>>>>>> I get the following: >>>>>>> >>>>>>> ssc install: "strgroup" not found at SSC, type -findit strgroup- >>>>>>> (To find all packages at SSC that start with s, type -ssc describe s-) >>>>>>> r(601); >>>>>>> >>>>>>> I tried this on my Stata MP 12.1 on my mac in the console. >>> >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*Richard Williams <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>

**Re: st: ssc problems? failed install of strgroup***From:*László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com>

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