alter_description_file: Alter Contents of a DESCRIPTION File

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alter_description_fileR Documentation

Alter Contents of a DESCRIPTION File

Description

Substitutes and/or adds fields in a DESCRIPTION file.

Usage

alter_description_file(path, substitution = NULL, addition = NULL)

Arguments

path

Path to the DESCRIPTION file or the directory containing it.

substitution

A list of named character vector giving the pairs for substitution.

addition

A list of named character vector giving the pairs for addition.

Value

value of write.dcf.

Note

Adding NULL elements (Title = NULL, for example) to substitution does not delete or overwrite the entry in the DESCRIPTION file.
alter_description_file() is deprecated, please use CRAN package desc.


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