[Gretl-devel] Database for Turkish data

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Tue Apr 24 15:12:00 EDT 2012


On Tue, 24 Apr 2012, Talha Yalta wrote:

> Soon I will begin a new series of econometrics trainings for
> professionals. To impress the students and also for use with the book,
> I would like to ask if it is OK to host a database for Turkish data on
> the gretl server.

Sure, that would be fine.

> If you think this is OK, my question is how to build a binary database
> file. Is there a tool for this?

There are C programs to build binary databases in utils/FRB 
and utils/FRED in the gretl source tree -- but these are 
probably more complicated than you need.

> If no, can you do it provided that I prepare the idx file 
> and the actual data in an ods file?

Yes, that should be easy.

Allin



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