[R] keeping github packages up to date
jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Fri Oct 12 17:32:35 CEST 2018
Reinstall the updated versions however you originally did. The "obstacles" imposed by CRAN that cause package developers to forgo sharing there came about to confirm documentation, cross-platform compatibility and dependencies. With no referee enforcing such care in the environments you are pulling from, you cannot expect automated dependency management to work. You are riding a mustang in the Wild West... so have fun while it lasts... eventually bit-rot will break your library unless you freeze it (use packrat and keep old versions of R?).
On October 12, 2018 8:00:11 AM PDT, Federico Calboli <federico.calboli using kuleuven.be> wrote:
>more and more people (sadly) are putting stuff on github, with either
>no CRAN upload or an package. So I am stuck with using devtools and
>I know how to keep stuff from CRAN updated — how do I do the same for
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