[Gretl-devel] gretl data installers

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Wed Jul 22 08:44:31 EDT 2015

On Wed, 22 Jul 2015, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza wrote:

> El 22/07/15 a las 12:24, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza escribió:
>> El 22/07/15 a las 03:56, Allin Cottrell escribió:
>>> On Tue, 21 Jul 2015, Juan C. Estévez wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I install   ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu/pub/gretl/gujartati_data.exe (2015/07/15) 
>>>> in Windows 8.1 (Galician language) with
>>>>   * 1.10.90cvs (x86_64), release 2015/07/20, under ...\Program Files 
>>>> (x86)\gretl\  , and
>>>>   * 1.10.90cvs (x86), release 2015/07/20, under ...\Program Files\gretl\ 
>>>> .
>>>> And the tab appears in both cases and all works fine.
>>> Thanks, Juan (and also Sven) for the confirmation.
>>> If anyone has an older version of MS Windows with which to test these 
>>> data-package self-installers that would be good too.
>> I have a Windows 7 (64 bits) running on a Virtual Machine. My first attempt 
>> was to use the gretl version I had already installed (Build on may, 2015)
>> and install Wooldrige data on it. There was not success, the new data did 
>> not appeared as a new tab.
>> Then I uninstalled this version of gretl and installed the current Windows 
>> version (64bits) in ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu, and installed again the Wooldridge 
>> data, now the new Woorldrige tab appears in the data files window.
> Finally, I uninstalled gretl again and installed the currente 
> gretl_install.exe (x86) from ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu, and reinstalled the 
> Wooldridge package. But there is not a Wooldridge tab in the data files 
> window.

Thanks for testing, Ignacio. In this last case can you tell me:

1) when you ran the data installer, what default installation path 
was shown?

2) Is it the case that gretl is installed in "Program Files (x86)" but 
the data files were installed under "Program Files"?


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