ReposList-class {reposTools}R Documentation

Class "ReposList", a class to coordinate repository information

Description

A class to manage multiple repositories as a single entity.

Objects from the Class

Objects can be created by calls of the form new("ReposList", ...). A convenience function, buildReposList can be used as well.

Slots

repList:
Object of class "list" a list of ReposEntry objects.

Methods

show
signature(object = "ReposList"): Provides a display of contained information
downloadRepFile
signature(object = "ReposList"): Will download a file from a given repository
getRepEntry
signature(object = "ReposList"): Retrieves a specific ReposEntry object from the list
numReps
signature(object = "ReposList"): The number of repositories managed by the list
repList<-
signature(object = "ReposList"): Edits the repository listing. Can use either another ReposList, a ReposEntry, or an actual list.
repList
signature(object = "ReposList"): Retunrs the repList slot.
repNames
signature(object = "ReposList"): Returns the names of the known repositories.
repPkgInfoList
signature(object = "ReposList"): Returns a list of pkgInfo objects for packages stored in the known repositories.
repPkgs
signature(object = "ReposList"): Returns the names of the packages in the known repositories.
repURLs
signature(object = "ReposList"): Returns the URLs for the known repositories.

Author(s)

Jeff Gentry

See Also

buildReposList, getReposList, ReposEntry, pkgInfo

Examples

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[Package reposTools version 1.8.0 Index]