package_deps

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Find all dependencies of a CRAN or dev package.

Find all the dependencies of a package and determine whether they are ahead or behind CRAN. A print() method identifies mismatches (if any) between local and CRAN versions of each dependent package; an update() method installs outdated or missing packages from CRAN.

Usage
package_deps(packages, dependencies = NA, repos = getOption("repos"),
  type = getOption("pkgType"))

local_package_deps(pkgdir = ".", dependencies = NA)

dev_package_deps(pkgdir = ".", dependencies = NA, repos = getOption("repos"), type = getOption("pkgType"), ...)

# S3 method for package_deps update(object, dependencies = NA, upgrade = c("ask", "always", "never"), force = FALSE, quiet = FALSE, build = TRUE, build_opts = c("--no-resave-data", "--no-manual", "--no-build-vignettes"), repos = getOption("repos"), type = getOption("pkgType"), ...)

Arguments
packages

A character vector of package names.

dependencies

Which dependencies do you want to check? Can be a character vector (selecting from "Depends", "Imports", "LinkingTo", "Suggests", or "Enhances"), or a logical vector.

TRUE is shorthand for "Depends", "Imports", "LinkingTo" and "Suggests". NA is shorthand for "Depends", "Imports" and "LinkingTo" and is the default. FALSE is shorthand for no dependencies (i.e. just check this package, not its dependencies).

repos

A character vector giving repositories to use.

type

Type of package to update.

pkgdir

path to a package directory, or to a package tarball.

...

Additional arguments passed to install_packages.

object

A package_deps object.

upgrade

One of "ask", "always" or "never". "ask" prompts the user for which out of date packages to upgrade. For non-interactive sessions "ask" is equivalent to "always". TRUE and FALSE are also accepted and correspond to "always" and "never" respectively.

force

Force installation, even if the remote state has not changed since the previous install.

quiet

If TRUE, suppress output.

build

If TRUE build the package before installing.

build_opts

Options to pass to R CMD build, only used when build is TRUE.

Value

A data.frame with columns:

package The dependent package's name,
installed The currently installed version,
available The version available on CRAN,
diff An integer denoting whether the locally installed version of the package is newer (1), the same (0) or older (-1) than the version currently available on CRAN.

Aliases
  • package_deps
  • local_package_deps
  • dev_package_deps
  • update.package_deps
Examples
# NOT RUN {
package_deps("devtools")
# Use update to update any out-of-date dependencies
update(package_deps("devtools"))
# }
Documentation reproduced from package remotes, version 2.0.2, License: GPL (>= 2)

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