[Gretl-devel] gretl data installers

Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza ignacio.diaz-emparanza at ehu.eus
Fri Jul 24 08:52:38 EDT 2015


El 22/07/15 a las 14:44, Allin Cottrell escribió:
> 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?

C:\Program Files(x86)\gretl

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

Yes. They are installed in C:\Program Files\gretl

I will try now with the new builds.



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Ignacio Díaz-Emparanza
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