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Re: st: maximum size of the output file using postfile command


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: maximum size of the output file using postfile command
Date   Tue, 3 Jan 2012 08:36:41 +0000

I don't think any limits are documented. If there are limits, I guess

1. They are imposed by your  operating system or machine

2. They are far larger than your observed maximum.

I conclude that there is some other problem with your code.

Nick

2012/1/3  <Tomas.Konecny@cnb.cz>:

> just a short question please regarding the Stata command `postfile'.
> Is there any limitation regarding the size/number of lines regarding the file?
> My code consistently returns dta output when using `postfile' that is 7338 lines long/862kB large,
> even though the number of combinations far exceeds it (there were supposed to be 2^20-1 lines).
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