This is an internal function to create a new github_remote, users should generally have no need for it.
github_remote( repo, ref = "HEAD", subdir = NULL, auth_token = github_pat(), sha = NULL, host = "api.github.com", ... )
Repository address in the format
Desired git reference. Could be a commit, tag, or branch
name, or a call to
Subdirectory within repo that contains the R package.
To install from a private repo, generate a personal
access token (PAT) in "https://github.com/settings/tokens" and
supply to this argument. This is safer than using a password because
you can easily delete a PAT without affecting any others. Defaults to
GitHub API host to use. Override with your GitHub enterprise
hostname, for example,
Other arguments passed on to