[Gretl-devel] gretl doesn't find packages in zip form

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Wed Jul 1 13:40:33 EDT 2015


On Wed, 1 Jul 2015, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza wrote:

> El 01/07/15 a las 15:17, Sven Schreiber escribió:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I saved a zipped function package (.zip) manually in a directory with other 
>> standard (.gfn) packages and then tried to load those from the GUI in the 
>> normal way. But gretl tells me that no additional packages could be found 
>> in the directory and so it doesn't load it.
>> 
>> thanks,
>> sven
>
> I think that the zip file is a way to upload the package to the server but 
> not for saving the package locally. For doing this you only have to save the 
> package (without compressing) in its proper directory.

That's right. The zip-compressed file is a transport format (only).

Allin


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