A brand new model of drat arrived on CRAN yesterday. As soon as once more, this launch is usually the work of Felix Ernst who prolonged some work from the earlier launch, and added help for repository updates (outdoors of bundle insertion) and extra.
drat stands for drat R Archive Template, and helps with easy-to-create and easy-to-use repositories for R packages. Since its inception in early 2015 it has discovered moderately widespread adoption amongst R customers as a result of repositories with marked releases is the higher means to distribute code.
As your mom informed you: Pals don’t let mates set up random git commit snapshots. Rolled-up releases it’s.
drat is straightforward to make use of, documented by 5 vignettes and simply works.
NEWS file summarises the discharge as follows:
Modifications in drat model 0.1.7 (2020-07-10)