readSourceFromRForge

readSourceFromRForge

reads a source file (usually .R oder .Rd) from R forge repository

Keywords
utilities
Usage
readSourceFromRForge(PKG, TYPE, FILENAME, PROJECT,
                     fromRForge = getSweaveListingOption("fromRForge"),
                     base.url = getSweaveListingOption("base.url"))
Arguments
PKG
character; name of package to be downloaded
TYPE
character; style of the source code --- "man" or "R"
FILENAME
character; the name of the source file to be downloaded
PROJECT
character; the name of the R-Forge project
fromRForge
logical; shall code be downloaded from an R-Forge mirror? Defaults to the corresponding global option
base.url
character; base url from where to download the code sniplet
Details

reads source file from R-forge [from most recent revision in trunc], but caches the result in a global list in the namespace of package SweaveListingUtils, so if the URL has already been cached, the cached copy is used. The cached copies are stored in list .CacheFiles; the current length of this list is stored in .CacheLength.

Value

the character content of the source file

Aliases
  • readSourceFromRForge
Examples
readSourceFromRForge("distr","R","AllClasses.R","distr")
Documentation reproduced from package SweaveListingUtils, version 0.7.7, License: LGPL-3

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