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Re: st: Checking that -adoupdate- is OK


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Checking that -adoupdate- is OK
Date   Sat, 21 Jan 2006 01:50:42 -0000 (GMT)

Richard Williams replied:

> I meant to uninstall the package that isn't working with adoupdate, e.g.
>
> ado uninstall clarify
>
> and then reinstall.  This seems to work when you keep getting the
> message that the file needs to be updated, even though you just
> updated it 10 seconds ago.  I don't know if it would work in this
> case.  It won't work if you just manually copied the files onto you
> hard disk and did not use net install or its variants.

This is precisely the problem: there is no package called -clarify- to
uninstall. Its component routines (-estsimp-, -setx- and -simqi-) were
downloaded to their respective a-z folders in C:/ado/plus (where they
ought to be), so it should be a routine thing to simply

. ado uninstall clarify.pkg

or

. ado uninstall estsimp

but every time, it returns

package not found
r(111);

Now, for whatever reason, there is no record of my copy of -clarify- in
stata.trk. I've no idea why. I'm going to keep searching for a one-shot
solution to this little local difficulty, but the odds are that I'm going
to have take them out manually: a pain, but at least it will work.

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