Fill DESCRIPTION file of the package

fill_description(pkg = ".", fields, overwrite = FALSE)

Arguments

pkg

Path to package

fields

A named list of fields to add to DESCRIPTION, potentially overriding default values. See use_description for how you can set personalized defaults using package options

overwrite

Whether to overwrite existing DESCRIPTION

Value

Fill DESCRIPTION file with fields. Return path to file.

Examples

# Create a new project
dummypackage <- tempfile("dummypackage")
dir.create(dummypackage)

fill_description(
  pkg = dummypackage,
  fields = list(
    Title = "Build A Package From Rmarkdown file",
    Description = paste("Use Rmd First method to build your package.",
                        "Start your package with documentation.",
                        "Everything can be set from a Rmarkdown file in your project."),
    `Authors@R` = c(
      person("Sebastien", "Rochette", email = "sebastien@thinkr.fr",
             role = c("aut", "cre"), comment = c(ORCID = "0000-0002-1565-9313")),
      person(given = "ThinkR", role = "cph")
    )
  )
)
#> ! Title was modified to 'Title Case'.
#> [1] "/tmp/Rtmpi96Rqa/dummypackage31b240cba0bc/DESCRIPTION"

# Delete dummy package
unlink(dummypackage, recursive = TRUE)