pak: Another Approach to Package Installation

The goal of 'pak' is to make package installation faster and more reliable. In particular, it performs all HTTP operations in parallel, so metadata resolution and package downloads are fast. Metadata and package files are cached on the local disk as well. 'pak' has a dependency solver, so it finds version conflicts before performing the installation. This version of 'pak' supports CRAN, 'Bioconductor' and 'GitHub' packages as well.

Version: 0.7.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.5)
Imports: tools, utils
Suggests: callr (≥ 3.7.0), cli (≥ 3.2.0), covr, curl (≥ 4.3.2), desc (≥ 1.4.1), filelock (≥ 1.0.2), gitcreds, glue (≥ 1.6.2), jsonlite (≥ 1.8.0), mockery, pingr, pkgbuild (≥ 1.4.2), pkgcache (≥ 2.0.4), pkgdepends (≥, pkgsearch (≥ 3.1.0), processx (≥ 3.8.1), ps (≥ 1.6.0), rstudioapi, testthat (≥ 3.2.0), withr
Published: 2024-03-17
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.pak
Author: Gábor Csárdi [aut, cre], Jim Hester [aut], Posit Software, PBC [cph, fnd], Winston Chang [ctb] (R6, callr, processx), Ascent Digital Services [cph, fnd] (callr, processx), Hadley Wickham [ctb, cph] (cli, curl, pkgbuild), Jeroen Ooms [ctb] (curl, jsonlite), Maëlle Salmon [ctb] (desc, pkgsearch), Duncan Temple Lang [ctb] (jsonlite), Lloyd Hilaiel [cph] (jsonlite), Michel Berkelaar and lpSolve authors [ctb] (lpSolve), R Consortium [fnd] (pkgsearch), Jay Loden [ctb] (ps), Dave Daeschler [ctb] (ps), Giampaolo Rodola [ctb] (ps), Kuba Podgórski [ctb] (zip), Rich Geldreich [ctb] (zip)
Maintainer: Gábor Csárdi <csardi.gabor at>
License: GPL-3
Copyright: see file COPYRIGHTS
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: pak results


Reference manual: pak.pdf


Package source: pak_0.7.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): pak_0.7.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): pak_0.7.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): pak_0.7.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): pak_0.7.2.tgz
Old sources: pak archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: coursekata, dockerfiler, natmanager, PaRe
Reverse suggests: easystats, MiscMetabar, pkgdepends, pkgload, renv, rethnicity, xfun


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