devtools (version 1.13.6)

install_git: Install a package from a git repository

Description

It is vectorised so you can install multiple packages with a single command. You do not need to have git installed.

Usage

install_git(url, subdir = NULL, branch = NULL, credentials = NULL,
  quiet = FALSE, ...)

Arguments

url

Location of package. The url should point to a public or private repository.

subdir

A sub-directory within a git repository that may contain the package we are interested in installing.

branch

Name of branch or tag to use, if not master.

credentials

A git2r credentials object passed through to clone.

quiet

if TRUE suppresses output from this function.

...

passed on to install

See Also

Other package installation: install_bioc, install_bitbucket, install_cran, install_github, install_svn, install_url, install_version, install, uninstall

Examples

Run this code
# NOT RUN {
install_git("git://github.com/hadley/stringr.git")
install_git("git://github.com/hadley/stringr.git", branch = "stringr-0.2")
# }

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