This function is vectorised on
repo so you can install multiple
packages in a single command.
install_github( repo, ref = "HEAD", subdir = NULL, auth_token = github_pat(quiet), host = "api.github.com", dependencies = NA, upgrade = c("default", "ask", "always", "never"), force = FALSE, quiet = FALSE, build = TRUE, build_opts = c("--no-resave-data", "--no-manual", "--no-build-vignettes"), build_manual = FALSE, build_vignettes = FALSE, repos = getOption("repos"), type = getOption("pkgType"), ... )
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,
Which dependencies do you want to check? Can be a character vector (selecting from "Depends", "Imports", "LinkingTo", "Suggests", or "Enhances"), or a logical vector.
The value "soft" means the same as
You can also specify dependencies from one or more additional fields, common ones include:
Should package dependencies be upgraded? One of "default", "ask", "always", or "never". "default"
respects the value of the
Force installation, even if the remote state has not changed since the previous install.
Options to pass to
A character vector giving repositories to use.
Type of package to
Other arguments passed on to
If the repository uses submodules a command-line git client is required to clone the submodules.