Test for Existence of Given Package

Description

The APT Package Management system uses a data-rich caching structure. This accessor function tests whether a given package exists.

Usage

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Arguments

pkg

A character vector with name of the package

Value

A boolean result vector is returned indicating if the package at the given position is available.

Author(s)

Dirk Eddelbuettel

Examples

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hasPackages(c("r-base-core", "somethingThatDoesNotExist"))