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Updates from R Core:
As an experimental feature, when codeloadNamespace fails because the requested package is not available the error is initially signaled with a
retry_loadNamespacerestart available. This allows a calling handler to try to install the package and continue.
sd(f)now give an error for
factorarguments; they gave a warning since R 3.2.3, PR#16564.
next(n)now also works for larger
nand no longer loops infinitely for e.g,
n <- 214e7.
Many package not found errors are now signaled as errors of class
Fork cluster could hang due to a race condition in cluster initialization (
.Deprecatednow signals a warning of class
.Defunctnow signals an error of class
warningConditionprovide a convenient way to create structured error and warning objects.
socketSelectwould hang with more than 64 sockets, and hence
parallel::clusterApplyLBwould hang with more than 64 workers.
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