We’re pleased to announce a new version of devtools, the package that makes R package development easy. The main features in this version are:
- A complete rewrite of the code loading system which simulates namespace loading much more accurately – this means using
load_allis much closer to installing and loading the package. It also compiles and loads C, C++ and Fortran code in the
- All devtools command now only take a path to a package and default to using the working directory if no path is supplied.
- All R commands are run in
--vanillamode and print the console command that’s run.
- Install github now allows you to install from pull request and private repositories.