There are two ways to install packages from this drat repo.

  1. By specifying the repo in install.packages()
install.packages('exuberdata', repos = '', type = 'source')
  1. By registering kvasilopoulos repository as a valid repository

Now you can install and update packages without specfying the repo and the type.


Maintaining this page

drat.builder and gh-actions

Instructions on the how to set up drat.builder with gh-actions are in this Post by Zhian N. Kamvar.

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


#> [1] "exuberdata_0.0.0.9000.tar.gz" "exuberdata_0.0.0.9001.tar.gz"
#> [3] "exuberdata_0.0.0.9003.tar.gz" "exuberdata_0.0.0.9004.tar.gz"
#> [5] "exuberdata_0.0.0.9005.tar.gz" "exuberdata_0.0.0.9006.tar.gz"
#> [7] "exuberdata_0.0.1.tar.gz"      "exuberdata_0.1.0.tar.gz"


You can learn more about drat from the vignettes Drat for Package Users and Drat for Package Authors.