Package Repository for the R4EPIs project

Build packages

To install packages from the R4EPIs project, you should use the {drat} package:

install.packages("drat", repos = "https://cran.rstudio.com")

Now you can use {drat} to register the R4EPIs repository as a valid repository:


Now you can install any of the R4Epis packages:

install.packages("linelist")   # RECON
install.packages("matchmaker") # RECON

Maintaining this page

The packages included in this drat repository are maintained in the packages.txt, which contains the github accounts and names of the packages.

The data and metadata associated with this page are built with the {drat.builder} package.

Automated builds

This page is maintained under a GitHub Action that will check if the packages updated and build them to this repo. If you want to update a package (e.g. change its version number), edit the packages.txt file and the GitHub Action will update the packages automagically.

Manual builds

Assuming the above works just fine, you shouldn’t have to use this, but it is here for posterity.

Install {drat.builder} via {remotes}:


Steps for updating this page:

  1. Pull from the remote to make sure you have the entire history
  2. Open R from this directory
  3. Run drat.builder::build()
  4. push the changes