A wrapper for an external
zip command to create zip archives.
The pathname of the zip file: tilde expansion (see
A character vector of recorded filepaths to be included.
A character string of flags to be passed to the command: see ‘Details’.
An optional character vector: see ‘Details’.
A character string specifying the external command to be used.
On a Unix-alike, the default for
zip will by default use the
value of R_ZIPCMD, which is set in ‘etc/Renviron’ if an
unzip command was found during configuration. On Windows, the
default relies on a
zip program (for example that from
Rtools) being in the path.
The default for
flags is that appropriate for zipping up a
directory tree in a portable way: see the system-specific help for the
zip command for other possibilities.
extras can be used to specify
followed by a list of filepaths to exclude or include.
The status value returned by the external command, invisibly.
untar for (un)packing tar archives.