install_url

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Install a package from a url

This function is vectorised so you can install multiple packages in a single command.

Usage
install_url(url, subdir = NULL, config = list(), ...)
Arguments
url
location of package on internet. The url should point to a zip file, a tar file or a bzipped/gzipped tar file.
subdir
subdirectory within url bundle that contains the R package.
config
additional configuration argument (e.g. proxy, authentication) passed on to GET.
...
Other arguments passed on to install.
See Also

Other package installation: install_bitbucket, install_github, install_git, install_svn, install_version, install, uninstall

Aliases
  • install_url
Examples
install_url("https://github.com/hadley/stringr/archive/master.zip")
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