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RE: st: Problems with downloading the collinearity program from

From   "Clive Nicholas" <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   RE: st: Problems with downloading the collinearity program from
Date   Wed, 10 Mar 2004 23:36:47 -0000 (GMT)

Nick Cox wrote:

> Various people reported problems downloading stuff
> from SSC.
> Briefly, I can't diagnose whether the issue arises
> from local machine or software situation; or from some
> limit or bug in Stata; or from some combination.
> My one positive comment is to point to
> . ssc copy <filename>
> as a way of getting stuff into the current
> directory is -ssc install- is not working.
> Upstream of this you should naturally -cd-
> to the appropriate place. That's usually
> much straightforward than using a browser
> or some other more or less awkward way of
> copying.

Attempting to download -tab_chi-, I tried to action -ssc copy []- and this
is what I got:

. cd c:\ado\plus

. ssc copy tab_chi
ssc copy: "tab_chi" not found at SSC, type -findit tab_chi-

Going the -findit- route brings me back to my original problem, viz.:

checking tab_chi consistency and verifying not already installed...
installing into c:\ado\plus\...
could not rename c:\ado\plus\stata.trk to c:\ado\plus\backup.trk

I'm beginning to feel that it's not my week.

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