[R] loading mgcv package

Simon Wood s.wood at bath.ac.uk
Fri Feb 13 18:02:19 CET 2009

Have you created an object called .Random.seed? The error looks to be  
triggered by the mgcv startup code calling the RNG via `runif', and the RNG 
finding something unexpected  in .Random.seed. (See ?.Random.seed for more 


On Friday 13 February 2009 16:25, Veerappa Chetty wrote:
> Hi ,When I try to load the 'mgcv" package, often, but not always, get this
> error message. What am I doing wrong?
> __________________
> This is mgcv 1.4-1.1
> Error in runif(1) :
>   .Random.seed is not an integer vector but of type 'list'
> Error : .onAttach failed in 'attachNamespace'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'mgcv'
> -----------------------------------------
> Thanks.
> Chetty

> Simon Wood, Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY UK
> +44 1225 386603  www.maths.bath.ac.uk/~sw283

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