[Rd] Number of functions, data sets, ..., in a package?
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 16:45:52 CEST 2009
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 10:33 AM, spencerg<spencer.graves at prodsyse.com> wrote:
> How can one get the number of functions and data sets in a package?
> I've written a function "PackageSum2" to get an extended package summary
> for an installed package. I get much of what I want from the object
> returned by "help(package=pkgName)". For example, "help(pac=...)$info[]"
> is a character vector giving author, maintainer, date built, etc.
> "help(pac=...)$info[]" is a character vector with at least one row for
> each help page; I can get the number of help pages by subtracting the
> number starting with blank (" ") from the length. And
> "help(pac=...)$info[]" is a character matrix describing the vignettes.
Also look at ?packageDescription
> Is there a reasonably easy way to get numbers of (a) functions and (b)
> data sets in the package?
> I want this for a the next version of "PackageSum2" in the "RSiteSearch"
> package. Based partly on previous input from this list, the package is
> being renamed to "sos" with the primary "RSiteSearch.function" function
> being renamed to "findFn". You can install the current development version
> via 'install.packages("sos", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")'.
Check out the source of codoc in the tools package.
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