getDependings {reposTools}R Documentation

A function to retrieve which packages depend on which

Description

This function is used to list which packages are depending on other packages within a CRAN style repository.

Usage

getDependings(repository, depLevel = c("Depends", "Suggests"), method="auto")

Arguments

repository The URL of a CRAN style repository
depLevel Which dependency level to be using
method Download method to use. Same as in download.file.

Value

A list with an element for every package in the repository. If a particular package is not depended on by anything, then the value of that element will be NULL, otherwise a character vector of every package depending on it will be present.

Author(s)

Jeff Gentry

See Also

CRAN.packages

Examples

z <- getDependings(contrib.url("http://bioconductor.org"))

[Package reposTools version 1.8.0 Index]