[ESS] ess stata won't start

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Fri Sep 5 19:51:25 CEST 2008

XIANG AO wrote:

> Hi Rodney,
> I figured out why:  I installed stata under /usr/local/stata.  Then I
> generated a symlink pointing to it.  However, /usr/loca/stata is NOT listed
> as a path in .profile.  I modified it and it worked.  Seems like
> /usr/bin/env does not work with symlink...
> Thank you for your replies.
> Best,
> Xiang

Hi Xiang:

That is definitely a bug in Ubuntu's /usr/bin/env  Here I use a link as 
well and /usr/bin/env finds stata just fine.  I'd file a report if I 
were you.  But, I'm biased and I don't use Linux, GNU/Linux or whatever 
they will call it.  Unix(tm):  accept no substitutes!


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