Collection of package development tools.

Package options

Devtools uses the following options() to configure behaviour:

  • devtools.path: path to use for dev_mode()

  • devtools.name: your name, used when signing draft emails.

  • devtools.install.args: a string giving extra arguments passed to R CMD install by install().

  • devtools.desc.author: a string providing a default Authors@R string to be used in new DESCRIPTIONs. Should be a R code, and look like "Hadley Wickham <h.wickham@gmail.com> [aut, cre]". See utils::as.person() for more details.

  • devtools.desc.license: a default license string to use for new packages.

  • devtools.desc.suggests: a character vector listing packages to to add to suggests by defaults for new packages.

  • devtools.desc: a named list listing any other extra options to add to DESCRIPTION

See also

Author

Maintainer: Jim Hester jim.hester@rstudio.com

Authors:

  • Hadley Wickham

  • Winston Chang

Other contributors:

  • RStudio [copyright holder]

  • R Core team (Some namespace and vignette code extracted from base R) [contributor]