[Rd] Number of functions, data sets, ..., in a package?
spencer.graves at prodsyse.com
Thu Jul 9 17:33:57 CEST 2009
Thanks very much. I will study "codoc" with great interest. (The
code already uses "packageDescription".)
Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 10:33 AM, spencerg<spencer.graves at prodsyse.com> wrote:
>> How can one get the number of functions and data sets in a package?
>> I've written a function "PackageSum2" to get an extended package summary
>> for an installed package. I get much of what I want from the object
>> returned by "help(package=pkgName)". For example, "help(pac=...)$info[]"
>> is a character vector giving author, maintainer, date built, etc.
>> "help(pac=...)$info[]" is a character vector with at least one row for
>> each help page; I can get the number of help pages by subtracting the
>> number starting with blank (" ") from the length. And
>> "help(pac=...)$info[]" is a character matrix describing the vignettes.
> Also look at ?packageDescription
>> Is there a reasonably easy way to get numbers of (a) functions and (b)
>> data sets in the package?
>> I want this for a the next version of "PackageSum2" in the "RSiteSearch"
>> package. Based partly on previous input from this list, the package is
>> being renamed to "sos" with the primary "RSiteSearch.function" function
>> being renamed to "findFn". You can install the current development version
>> via 'install.packages("sos", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")'.
> Check out the source of codoc in the tools package.
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