pkgKitten 0.1.3: Still creating R Packages that purr
A new release, now at version 0.1.3, of pkgKitten arrived on CRAN this morning.
The main change is (optional) support of the excellent whoami package by Gabor which allows us to fill in the
Maintainer: fields of the
DESCRIPTION file with automatically discovered values. This is however only a
Suggests: and not a
Depends: to not force the added dependencies on everywhere. We also alter the default values of
Description: so that they actually pass the current level of tests enforced by
R CMD check --as-cran.
Changes in version 0.1.3 (2015-06-12)
The fields Title: and Description: in the file
DESCRIPTION file are now updated such that they actually pass
R CMD check on current versions of R.
If installed, the whoami package (version 1.1.0 or later) is now used to discover the username and email in the
More details about the package are at the pkgKitten webpage and the pkgKitten GitHub repo.
Courtesy of CRANberries, there is also a diffstat report for this release
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