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st: RE: Checking that -adoupdate- is OK


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Checking that -adoupdate- is OK
Date   Mon, 23 Jan 2006 22:18:20 -0000

I am (just) a little ahead of Clive here. 

A puff for-viewsource- has already been written up 
as an SJ Tip and will appear in SJ 6(1) 2006
under the title "May the source be with you". 

User edits of stata.trk are explicitly advised against
even if you do really know what you are doing! 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Clive Nicholas

> Nick Cox [...] advised that I
> 
> . viewsource stata.trk [a potential Stata Tip?]
> 
> to look and see whether the component routines of the 
> -clarify- package
> were there; and, lo, they weren't. 

> As Nick reminded me, 
> -adoupdate- and
> -mypkg- are very much dependent upon what they find in 
> stata.trk. So if
> -clarify- (or whatever) ain't there, there's not much they 
> can do, other
> than you moving it to stata.trk manually, of course.
 

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