[Rd] library(MASS) in .First() (PR#3085)

abroman at jhsph.edu abroman at jhsph.edu
Fri May 23 18:16:23 MEST 2003

Full_Name: Aimee Teo Broman
Version: 1.7.0
OS: Windows XP vers5.1
Submission from: (NULL) (

My .First() function contains the command library(MASS) -- when I open R 1.7.0,
I get this error:

Error in get(x, envir, mode, inherits) : variable "biplot" was not found
Error in library(MASS) : package/namespace load failed

If I run library(MASS) outside of the .First() function, it does not produce an
error, and the functions from that library seem to work fine.  I was not getting
this error in 1.6.2.

The .First() function I'm using:

.First <- function(){


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