Patches installed and loaded packages and more
Patches installed and loaded packages and more.
## S3 method for class 'default': patchCode(paths=NULL, recursive=TRUE, suppressWarnings=TRUE, knownExtensions=c("R", "r", "S", "s"), verbose=FALSE, ...)
- The path to the directory (and subdirectories) which
contains source code that will patch loaded packages.
NULL, the patch path is given by the option
R_PATCHES, If the
TRUE, source code in subdirectories will also get loaded.
warnings will be suppressed, otherwise not.
vectorof filename extensions used to identify source code files. All other files are ignored.
TRUE, extra information is printed while patching, otherwise not.
- Not used.
The method will look for source code files (recursively or not) that
match known filename extensions. Each found source code file is
If the search is recursive, subdirectories are entered if and only if
either (1) the name of the subdirectory is the same as a loaded
(and installed) package, or (2) if there is no installed package
with that name. The latter allows common code to be organized in
directories although it is still not assigned to packages.
Each of the directories given by argument
paths will be
processed one by one. This makes it possible to have more than one
file tree containing patches.
To set an options, see
options(). To set a system
; is interpreted as a separator. Due to
incompatibility with Windows pathnames,
: is not a
- Returns (invisibly) the number of files sourced.
# Patch all source code files in the current directory patchCode(".") # Patch all source code files in R_PATCHES options("R_PATCHES"="~/R-patches/") # alternatively, Sys.setenv("R_PATCHES"="~/R-patches/") patchCode()