checkMD5sums

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Check and Create MD5 Checksum Files

checkMD5sums checks the files against a file MD5.

Keywords
utilities
Usage
checkMD5sums(package, dir)
Arguments
package

the name of an installed package

dir

the path to the top-level directory of an installed package.

Details

The file MD5 which is created is in a format which can be checked by md5sum -c MD5 if a suitable command-line version of md5sum is available. (For Windows, one is supplied in the bundle at https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/Rtools.)

If dir is missing, an installed package of name package is searched for.

The private function tools:::.installMD5sums is used to create MD5 files in the Windows build.

Value

checkMD5sums returns a logical, NA if there is no MD5 file to be checked.

See Also

md5sum

Aliases
  • checkMD5sums
Documentation reproduced from package tools, version 3.5.3, License: Part of R 3.5.3

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