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make 'devtools::create()', 'devtools::setup()' more flexible #966

kevinushey opened this issue Nov 3, 2015 · 3 comments

make 'devtools::create()', 'devtools::setup()' more flexible #966

kevinushey opened this issue Nov 3, 2015 · 3 comments


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@kevinushey kevinushey commented Nov 3, 2015

I find myself doing something like this often:

  1. Create a new project in RStudio (but forget to create it as an R package),
  2. Wish that I could call devtools::create() or devtools::setup() to turn it into an R package.

Two things to 'wish' for:

  1. devtools::create() shouldn't fail for empty directories (or directories only a .Rproj file),
  2. devtools::setup() shouldn't fail if a .Rproj file already exists.
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@hadley hadley commented Jan 12, 2016

Any interest in implementing this?

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@kevinushey kevinushey commented Jan 12, 2016

Sure, I can take a shot at this.

kevinushey added a commit to kevinushey/devtools that referenced this issue Jan 12, 2016
- 'devtools::create()' works when supplied an empty directory,
- 'devtools::setup()' no longer 'stop()'s when a .Rproj file
  already exists
@hadley hadley closed this in ec7bd25 Jan 20, 2016
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