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CHANGES IN R-devel NEW FEATURES
CHANGES IN R-devel FORTRAN FLAGS
CHANGES IN R-devel PACKAGE INSTALLATION
CHANGES IN R-devel C-LEVEL FACILITIES
If these are excluded, ‘R.h’ no longer includes header ‘limits.h’ (nor ‘climits’ from C++).
[This is intended to become the default before release.]
CHANGES IN R-devel UTILITIES
CHANGES IN R 4.2.0 patched NEW FEATURES
New function ‘utils::findCRANmirror()’ to find out if a CRAN mirror has
been selected, otherwise fallback to the main site. This behaves in
the same way as ‘tools::CRAN_package_db()’ and is intended for packages
wishing to access CRAN for purposes other than installing packages.
The need for this was shown by a day when the main CRAN website was
offline and a dozen or so packages which had its URL hardcoded failed