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Re: st: error with mlogtest

From   "stata_user stata_user" <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: error with mlogtest
Date   Fri, 08 Sep 2006 17:32:37 +0100

Thanks a lot
I had the error because of an old spost9_ado, now it is working well

Good week end to all


From: Richard Williams <[email protected]>
Reply-To: [email protected]
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: st: error with mlogtest
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 08:24:15 -0400

At 10:15 AM 9/6/2006, Richard Williams wrote:
I got the exact same error. You probably have an old version of spost9_ado; when I updated mine the error went away. The fix was apparently made on Aug. 20th. J. Scott Long maintains these programs on his own site and unfortunately he doesn't include the distribution dates in his pkg file, hence adoupdate doesn't know when there have been changes. I've sent him a message about it.
Bowing to popular demand, J. Scott Long has now made his programs adoupdate-friendly. That should help avoid problems like this in the future.

Repeating a suggestion I made in some other thread, if you are going to offer programs from your own site, it is a very good idea to make the trivial tweaks (i.e. including the distribution dates in your pkg files) that will let your programs work with adoupdate. (Incidentally, I notice that several of my installed routines that do not follow this advice are from! e.g. the old Stataquest routines.)

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