[R] problems in loading MASS
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 13 05:38:30 CEST 2007
MASS is part of the standard R installation, as a recommended package.
I suggest you try re-installing R and not then trying to download a
I would also suggest trying 2.5.0 beta at this stage in preference to
2.4.1 if you do need to re-install R.
Beyond that, there is a list (r-sig-mac) for Mac-specific problems
(and this is an OS-specific problem).
On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Weiwei Shi wrote:
> Hi, there:
> After I upgraded my R to 2.4.1, it is my first time of trying to use
> MASS and found the following error message:
> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> trying URL 'http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/macosx/universal/contrib/2.4/VR_7.2-33.tgz'
> Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 995260 bytes
> opened URL
> downloaded 971Kb
> The downloaded packages are in
> Error in dyn.load(x, as.logical(local), as.logical(now)) :
> unable to load shared library
> 6): Library not loaded:
> Referenced from:
> Reason: image not found
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'MASS'
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