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Revdep check improvements #1284

merged 21 commits into from Aug 24, 2016


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krlmlr commented Aug 2, 2016

  • don't abort if installation of a package fails
  • setup() and create() gain "quiet" argument
  • fully respect "quiet" argument in remote_download.cran_remote()
  • remote_download.cran_remote() explicitly copies file
  • trim whitespace for version in remote_metadata.cran_remote()
  • install_remotes() shows reason for failure
  • list all packages involved in revdep check
  • allow existing but empty check_dir
  • new system2_check() in preparation for #1300
  • cosmetic: on.exit(add = TRUE)
  • package_info() works for nonstandard (e.g., local) repositories
  • rule() fixes
  • update autogenerated test files
  • fix tests
  • print summary table in and

NEWS entry:

* Various minor improvements around checking of reverse dependencies
  (#1284, @krlmlr). All packages involved are listed at the start,
  the whole process is now more resilient against package
  installation failures.

* Improved handling of local `file://` repositories in `install()` (#1284, @krlmlr).

* `setup()` and `create()` gain new `quiet` argument (#1284, @krlmlr).

* Print summary table in and (#1284, @krlmlr).

Kirill Müller and others added some commits Jul 6, 2016

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hadley commented Aug 24, 2016


@hadley hadley merged commit 64e6a65 into r-lib:master Aug 24, 2016

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@krlmlr krlmlr deleted the krlmlr:f-revdep branch Aug 25, 2016

@krlmlr krlmlr restored the krlmlr:f-revdep branch Aug 26, 2016

@jimhester jimhester referenced this pull request Jun 4, 2018


Implement install_gitlab #1793

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