getDesciptionCon {reposTools}R Documentation

Get contents of DESCRIPTION file as a connection object

Description

Return a connection to the DESCRIPTION file in the packageArchive.

packageArchive can be .tar.gz or .zip and can represent either a regular package or a bundle.

Usage

getDesciptionCon(packageArchive)

Arguments

packageArchive The filename of an R package archive

Value

A connection object to the DESCRIPTION file for the specified package.

Author(s)

S. Falcon


[Package reposTools version 1.8.0 Index]