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The installer did not properly record help type choices in R_HOME/etc/Rprofile.site.
trigamma(x) and other psigamma(x,n) calls are now accurate also for very large abs(x). (PR#14020)
New print() (S3) method for class "function", also used for auto-printing. Further, .Primitive functions now print and auto-print identically. The new method is based on code suggestions by Romain Fran
A new dynamic HTML help system is used by default, and may be controlled using tools::startDynamicHelp(). With this enabled, HTML help pages will be generated on request, resolving links by searching through the current .libPaths(). The user may set option("help.ports") to control which IP port is used by the server.
Trying to assign into a raw vector with an index vector containing NAs could cause a segfault. Reported by Herv
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gregexpr() no longer segfaults when "" is given as the search pattern. Thanks to Herv
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CHAR() now returns (const char *) since CHARSXPs should no longer be modified in place. This change allows compilers to warn or error about improper modification. Thanks to Herv
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