This function is generic; method functions can be written to handle specific classes of objects. By default, it tries to extract a
needUpdate attribute of
object. If this is
FALSE it returns
FALSE; else it returns
TRUE. Updating of objects usually takes place in iterative algorithms in which auxiliary quantities associated with the object, and not being optimized over, may change.
- any object
a logical value indicating whether
object needs to be updated.
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