[R] problem with R start up MASS and family?

Jonathan M. Lees jonathan_lees at unc.edu
Fri Aug 20 18:23:05 CEST 2004

Dear fellow R-users:

Is this a BUG?

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Error: object 'family' not found whilst loading namespace 'MASS'
Fatal error: unable to restore saved data in .RData

it goes away if I move .RData to something else and then load it up again.
What gives?

 > R.Version()
[1] "i686-redhat-linux-gnu"
[1] "i686"
[1] "linux-gnu"
[1] "i686, linux-gnu"
[1] ""
[1] "1"
[1] "9.1"
[1] "2004"
[1] "06"
[1] "21"
[1] "R"

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