littler 0.3.11: docopt updates

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The twelveth launch of littler as a CRAN bundle is now obtainable, following within the fourteen-ish yr historical past as a bundle began by Jeff in 2006, and joined by me just a few weeks later.

littler is the primary command-line interface for R because it predates Rscript. It permits for piping as properly for shebang scripting through #!, makes use of command-line arguments extra persistently and nonetheless begins sooner. It additionally all the time loaded the strategies bundle which Rscript solely began to do in recent times.

littler lives on Linux and Unix, has its difficulties on macOS on account of yet-another-braindeadedness there (who ever thought case-insensitive filesystems as a default the place a good suggestion?) and easily doesn’t exist on Home windows (but – the construct system may very well be prolonged – see RInside for an existence proof, and volunteers are welcome!). See the FAQ vignette on the right way to add it to your PATH.

A number of examples are highlighted on the Github repo, in addition to within the examples vignette.

This launch principally responds to the latest docopt launch 0.7.Zero which introduced a breaking change for quoted arguments. In brief, it’s for the higher as a result of an choice --as-cran is now obtainable parsed as decide$as_cran which is simpler than the sooner type the place we would have liked to back-tick shield as-cran containing an underscore. We additionally added a brand new portmanteau-ish choice to roxy.r.

The NEWS file entry is under.

Adjustments in littler model 0.3.11 (2020-06-26)

  • Adjustments in examples

CRANberries offers a comparability to the earlier launch. Full particulars for the littler launch are supplied as typical on the ChangeLog web page. The code is out there through the GitHub repo, from tarballs and now in fact additionally from its CRAN web page and through set up.packages("littler"). Binary packages can be found instantly in Debian in addition to quickly through Ubuntu binaries at CRAN due to the tireless Michael Rutter.

Feedback and solutions are welcome on the GitHub repo.

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