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2023-03-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.18 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2023-03-23 SHIMA Tatsuya

    * inst/examples/install2.r (capture): Update error message pattern 
    used to detect failure to change in R 4.3.*

2023-03-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install2.r (capture): Small generalisation for 
    somewhat fragile error capture

2023-03-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tttl.r: Small usability enhancement

2023-03-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installRub.r: Small extensions

    * inst/examples/r2u.r: Correction on suffix use

2023-03-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installRub.r: Initial version of r-universe binary installer

2023-03-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tttl.r: Very simple wrapper to testthat::test_local()

    * inst/examples/tt.r: Remove extra library(), change to https url

2023-02-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/r2u.r: Extend with --suffix option

2023-02-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Offer a type option and set it 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Ditto

2023-02-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Updated default file 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem


2022-12-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Added --libpath LIB option

2022-10-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.17 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2022-10-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

     * src/littler.c: Turn several functions into proper prototypes to 
    make clang-15 happier

    * .github/workflows/ci.yaml (jobs): Update to actions/checkout@v3

2022-09-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installBioc.r (capture): Update error message pattern 
    used to detect failure to change in R 4.3.*

2022-09-03 SHIMA Tatsuya

    * inst/examples/install2.r (capture): Update error message pattern 
    used to detect failure to change in R 4.3.*

2022-08-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.16 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

    * inst/examples/installBioc.r: Small polish

2022-08-24 Pieter Moris

    * inst/examples/installBioc.r: Generalization, extension and extra 
    features similar to how install2.r generalizes install2.r

2022-07-16 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/r2u.r: Add simple r2u.r frontend

2022-04-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

    * src/littler.c (init_rand): Update to current seeding version in R, 
    add stdint.h header for uint_least64_t

2022-04-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Add two more header function checks 
    * configure: Regenerated 
    * src/ Regenerated from expanded

2022-02-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Default installation directory is now the 
    first element in .libPaths() which can reflect R_LIBS_USER etc

2022-02-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Add -v | --valgrind option

2022-01-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Correct typo (thanks, @jds485)

2022-01-16 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

2022-01-16 SHIMA Tatsuya

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Generalize -r option use


2021-12-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getPandoc.r: Add Pandoc .deb downloader

2021-12-15 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cowu.r: Add Windows UCRT checker

2021-12-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.15 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2021-12-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/mdweave2html.r: Add caller for simplermarkdown

2021-11-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Remove Travis badge 
    * .travis.yml: Remove Travis YAML config

2021-10-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date, 
    (Suggests): Use simplermarkdown not knitr, rmarkdown, minidown

    * vignettes/ Converted to simplermarkdown vignette 
    * vignettes/ Idem 
    * vignettes/water.css: Added

2021-10-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/build.r: Set --compact-vignettes to both

     * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Updated to changed urls 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem

2021-10-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

2021-10-22 Gergely Daroczi

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Check failure from parallel installs

2021-10-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

2021-10-20 Gergely Daroczi

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Support download methods argument

2021-10-18 John Kerl

    * Fix three typos

2021-10-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.14 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

    * Updated via 'autoupdate' and 'autoreconf 
    --warnings=obsolete' followed by light edit 
    * src/ Idem

2021-10-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (URL): Add documentation site to URL entry

2021-09-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getQuartoCli.r: Add simple convenience downloader for 
    Quarto command-line .deb package parsing GitHub release result

2021-09-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Add -m | --minimal variant for namespace and 
    rd roclets using the cached older version

2021-08-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

2021-08-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

     * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Updated to changed names 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem

2021-07-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.13 
    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

    * tests/simpleTests.R: Slightly extended 
    * R/test.R (test): Minor tweak

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd (vignette): Update one URL 
    * vignettes/littler-faq.html: Re-rendered 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.html: Idem

    * .editorconfig: Added 
    * .Rbuildignore: Added .editorconfig

2021-07-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/NEWS.Rd: Added entries for several changes since last release

2021-07-19 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Note bunny and puppy only work with plain

2021-07-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Roll minor version and date

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Correct calls for arma and eigen

2021-06-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cranIncoming.r: Corrected message

2021-06-28 Aaron Wolen

    * inst/examples/tt.r: Correct two typos

2021-04-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (URL): Add repo URL

2021-03-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * docs/mkdmt-src/: Moved mkdocs-material input

2021-03-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd (vignette): Add %\Vignette{Encoding,Package} 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd (vignette): Idem

2021-03-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Allow calling Rcpp{,Arma,Eigen}.package.skeleton 
    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Expand roclets example and argument test

2021-03-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Updated to cope with rvest change 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem

2021-03-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * docs-src/: Updated reflecting current files 
    * docs/: Ditto

2021-02-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Add bunny option for kitten()

2021-02-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Pass puppy option on to kitten() call

2021-01-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/silenceTwitterAccount.r: Check for updated version 
    of rtweet with post_silence function

2021-01-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installRSPM.r: Correct -c | --code argument use

2021-01-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/silenceTwitterAccount.r: Wrapper for rtweet

2021-01-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/compiledDeps.r: Add -n | --nonrecursive option

2021-01-16 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/compiledDeps.r: New script to show which 
    dependencies of a package are in fact native i.e. compiled


2020-12-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * .github/workflows/ci.yaml: Add CI runner using r-ci 
    * Add new CI badge

    * tests/simpleTests.R: Update for GitHub Actions

2020-10-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.12

    * configure: Idem

2020-10-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd: Switch to minidown::mini_document 
    and 'framework: water' to dramatically reduce vignettes size 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Idem

    * inst/examples/urlUpdate.r: Add -c | --check-only option

2020-10-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/urlUpdate.r: New script to update URLs

2020-09-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/cranIncoming.r: New script

2020-09-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installBSPM.r: Initial version of BSPM installer

2020-09-20 Iñaki Úcar

    * inst/examples/installRSPM.r: Add RH/CentOS/Fedora support

2020-09-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * .travis.yml (install): Switch to BSPM use for Travis

    * docs/: Added package website 
    * docs-src/: Added package website inputs

2020-09-19 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installRSPM.r: First rough version of an RSPM 
    installer which 'works for me' on Ubuntu but needs other tests

2020-09-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/check.r: New option '-n | --no-manvig' replacing 
    earlier attempt and implementing '--no-manual --no-vignettes'

2020-09-07 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Added 'last commit' badge

2020-09-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installDeps.r: Added initial version

2020-08-15 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tt.r: For n=1 enforce serial mode

2020-07-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cos.r: Support pre-built tar.gz as well

2020-07-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cow.r: Support pre-built tar.gz as well

2020-07-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/c4c.r: Support pre-built tar.gz as well

2020-07-07 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/com.r: Add 'check_on_macos' wrapper

2020-06-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/check.r: Add options --no-manual and --no-vignettes

2020-06-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Release 0.3.11

    * configure: Idem

2020-06-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/check.r: Accomodate recent docopt change for quoted 
    arguments simplifying the use script use 
    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Idem, add new option -f --full to select 
    --nocache and all roclets 
    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Minor help text edit

2020-06-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

2020-06-16 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd (vignette): Mention zsh builtin again 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd (vignette): Add short note too

2020-06-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * src/littler.c: Update copyright year to 2020 in two places

2020-06-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Release 0.3.10

    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2020-06-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Added docopt, support nocache and roclets

    * .travis.yml: Switch to bionic and R 4.0.0

2020-04-11 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

2020-04-09 Sergio Oller

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Generalize --error behaviour by ignoring 
    two more possible sources of error

2020-03-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/installBioc.r: Ensure .libPaths() is set

2020-02-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installBioc.r: New helper script for BioConductor


2019-12-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/update.r: Set _R_SHLIB_STRIP_ to 'true'

2019-12-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install.r: Set _R_SHLIB_STRIP_ to 'true' 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installGitHub: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installRepo: Idem

2019-12-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tt.r: Correct ncpu fallback setting

2019-11-16 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Set _R_CHECK_TESTS_NLINES_=0 for full logs

2019-10-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/update.r: Now only considers writeable directories

2019-10-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Date, Version): Release 0.3.9

    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2019-10-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Now with puppy love for tinytest

    * inst/examples/pkg2bibtex.r: New helper for bibtex package records

    * inst/examples/sweave.r: New helper script to sweave (and compact)

    * inst/examples/render.r: Add pdf compacting option

    * inst/examples/compactpdf.r: Slightly improved file logic

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: Add tinytest::puppy support via '-p' option

2019-10-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/sweave.r: New helper to 'Sweave' Rnw files, with 
    automatic call to compactPDF (and option to suppress this)

    * inst/examples/render.r: Add support for compactPDF, and option not to

2019-09-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/update.r: Correct libloc help text and default value 
    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Use max(all rc values) as status return

2019-09-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Support exit status return, accept new option 
    '--erroron' to pass to error_on option of rcmdcheck

2019-08-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tt.r: Support tinytest side effects and npus

2019-08-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/compactpdf.r: New simple helper script

    * inst/examples/build.r: Add '--compact-vignettes --resave-data'

2019-07-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cos.r: New 'rhub: check on Solaris' helper

2019-06-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

2019-06-21 Stefan Widgren

    * inst/examples/dratInsert.r: Correct use of call. in stop() 
    * inst/examples/render.r: Idem 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Idem

2019-06-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.8

    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

    * inst/examples/c4c.r: Set check_args="--no-manual --no-vignettes" as 
    we cannot assume rhub to have functioning latex infrastructure 
    * inst/examples/cow.r: Ditto 
    * inst/examples/rchk.r: Ditto

2019-06-08 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/tt.r: Initial steps towards a tinytest wrapper

2019-06-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Extend to optional parallel installation

2019-05-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/install.r: Extend to optional parallel installation 
    as tested in installedParallel.r 
    * inst/examples/installParallel.r: Removed now redundant file

2019-05-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installParallel.r: Potential replacement for 
    install.r which can install external repos in parallel

2019-04-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install.r: Usage help display update

2019-03-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd (vignette): New section on adding r to PATH

    * src/ Reference new littler-faq entry in help display

    * R/init.R (.onAttach): If 'r' ('lr') is not in path, displayed 
    message also references new entry in littler-faq vignette

2019-03-15 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.7

    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

2019-03-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * Correct use of AC_DEFINE 
    * configure: Idem

2019-01-31 Gergely Daroczi

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Fix warning on multiple repos 
    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Add -r | --repos option like in install2.r

2019-01-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * src/littler.c: Update copyright year to 2019

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd (date): Correct typo in date

2019-01-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.6

    * Idem 
    * configure: Idem

    * inst/examples/install.r (installArg): Use explicit argument repos

2019-01-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Add dependency badge

2019-01-06 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-faq.Rmd: Adding a short FAQ vignette 
    * R/init.R (.onAttach): Mention new FAQ vignette in message


2018-12-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/update.r: Add -n | --ncpus support

2018-12-30 Colin Gillespie

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Add -n (Ncpus) argument

2018-10-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install.r: Add "." if no argument given but 
    DESCRIPTION and NAMESPACE in current directory 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Idem

2018-10-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install.r: Use "." to install from current directory 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Idem

2018-10-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.5

    * Idem 
    * configgure: Idem

2018-09-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rchk.r: Minimal wrapper for rchk

2018-09-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r (rccwrapper): Insert a wrapper to set arguments 
    explicitly now that the command order was changed in rcmdcheck 1.3.0

2018-09-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Overcome roxygen2 6.1.0 breakage by loading a 
    build of, eg, roxygen2 6.0.1 if found at ~/.R/cache/roxygen2

2018-09-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * .travis.yml: Switch Travis CI to R 3.5 repo

2018-08-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.4

    * Idem 
    * configgure: Idem

    * Updated

2018-08-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/check.r: Use is.null(), other docopt simplifications

2018-08-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Use is.null() to test for empty arguments

2018-08-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * update.r: No longer need suppressMessages() around library() 
    * shiny.r: Idem 
    * rcc.r: Idem 
    * install2.r: Idem 
    * check.r: Idem 
    * build.r: Idem 
    * render.r: Idem 
    * testInstalled.r: Idem 
    * rd2md.r: Idem

2018-07-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: More defensive use of URL 
    while curl (OS-level) library packages have is more fragile 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem

2018-07-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: URLs updated 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Idem

2018-05-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/update.r: Added docopt support

2018-05-24 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Updated and extended

    * inst/examples/render.r: Minor tweak

2018-05-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Correct args for '--fast' call

2018-05-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/install2.r: New option -s to skip installed packages 
    * inst/examples/installIfNew.R:        Removed as now redundant

    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Update URL to trusty

2018-05-06 Brandon Bertelsen

    * inst/examples/installIfNew.R: New example to only install new 
    packages not already installed

2018-02-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Source URL update

2018-01-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/kitten.r: New script to call pkgKitten::kitten()

    * inst/examples/compAttr.r: Use '#!/usr/bin/env r' as shebang line 
    * inst/examples/fsizes.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Idem 
    * getRStudioServer.r: Idem 
    * highlightsweave.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/knit.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/pnrrs.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Idem


2017-12-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/check.r: Remove second docopt() parse 
    * inst/examples/dratInsert.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installRepo.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/rd2md.r: Idem

2017-12-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.3

    * Updated

2017-12-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Expanded and updated

2017-11-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: Rewritten using rvest 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: Idem

2017-11-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/build.r: Use current directory if none given

2017-09-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd (vignette): Expanded

2017-09-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/dratInsert.r: Combine suppressMessages() calls 
    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installRepo.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/rd2md.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/testInstalled.r: Idem

2017-08-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Roll minor version

    * inst/examples/build.r: New option --fast skipping vignettes and manual 
    * inst/examples/rcc.r: Ditto

2017-08-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/runit.r: Updated docopt usage

2017-07-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/c4c.r: Use #!/usr/bin/env r instead 
    * inst/examples/cow.r: Idem

2017-06-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/cow.r: Added simple rhub::check_on_windows() wrapper

     * .travis.yml (group): Added as required by Travis CI

2017-05-01 Carl Boettiger

    * inst/examples/install2.r: More robust error handling

2017-04-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/pnrrs.r: Added 'pnrrs.r' helper calling 
    tools::package_native_routine_registration_skeleton() available in R 
    3.4.0 and later

2017-04-04 Carl Boettiger

    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Correct argument to upgrade

2017-02-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * .travis.yml (before_install): Use https

2017-02-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION (Version, Date): Release 0.3.2

    * src/scripts/littler.R: Also skip R_USER

2017-02-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/build.r: New script calling R CMD build

2017-02-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/c4c.r: New script calling rhub::check4cran()

    * inst/examples/getRStudioDesktop.r: New script 
    * inst/examples/getRStudioServer.r: New script


2016-12-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * R/init.R: Additional #nocov tags 
    * R/test.R: Idem

2016-11-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * R/rd2md.r: New script

2016-11-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Use remotes instead of devtools 
    * inst/examples/installRepo.r: Ditto 
    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Ditto

    * inst/examples/check.r: Small correction for .libPaths() management

2016-10-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rd2md.r: Convert Rd to markdown (for use in posts)

2016-08-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * configure (PACKAGE_VERSION): Re-ran autoconf to set version to 0.3.1

2016-08-06 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION: Release 0.3.1

    * DESCRIPTION: Added URL and BugReports:

    * R/test.R (r): New helper function r() to return path to binary 
    * man/r.rd: Documentation 
    * man/littler.rd: Removed alias to 'r' 
    * NAMESPACE: Export r

    * inst/examples/rcc.r: New example wrapping rcmdcheck::rcmdcheck() 
    * inst/examples/render.r: New (still very simple) example to call 

    * inst/examples/check.r: Extended help and usage now via '-x' 
    * inst/examples/dratInsert.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/install2.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installGithub.r: Idem 
    * inst/examples/installRepo.r: Idem

    * .travis.yml: Switch to using for Travis CI

    * tests/simpleTests.R: Make tests conditional on Linux

2016-06-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/roxy.r: Minor correction to documentation

2016-03-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/check.r: Add support for rcmdcheck 
    * DESCRIPTION: Add Suggests: rcmdcheck

2016-03-21 Brandon Bertelsen

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Correct installGithub.r example

2016-02-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * src/littler.c (showVersionAndExit): Updated copyright

    * src/scripts/littler.R: Added copyright header, reindented 
    * src/scripts/autoloads.R: Idem 
    * src/scripts/ldflags.R: Idem

2016-02-21 Mattias Ellert

    * Add support for AM_LDFLAGS 
    * src/scripts/littler.R: Exclude three more variables 
    reflecting the (optional) installation directory


2015-11-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * inst/examples/rhome.r: New script to call R.home(...)

2015-11-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION: Add Suggests: docopt

    * .travis.yml: Add r-cran-docopt (via our PPA)

2015-11-17 Steven Pav

    * inst/examples/install2.r: Support options past '--' which are 
    passed on to R CMD INSTALL as INSTALL_opts

2015-11-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION: Add 'SystemRequirements: libR' per discussion with CRAN

2015-10-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * NAMESPACE: Added some comments explaining empty content

2015-10-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION: Release 0.3.0

    * inst/NEWS.Rd: Added NEWS.Rd file

    * inst/script-tests/*: Set (old) scripts to #!/usr/bin/env r shebang

2015-10-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * vignettes/littler-examples.Rmd: Added vignette

    * Detect if built in git repo 
    * src/ Reflect git version if built from repo

    * src/littler.c: Small tweaks to --version output

    * .travis.yml: Install knitr for Travis

2015-10-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * R/test.R: Generalized binary for other OS types, switched to 
    simpler and more predictable default command

    * tests/simpleTests.R: Renamed from run-all.R, simpler default test, 
    added new test calling an R 'state' variable

    * deprecated/tools: Moved from tools as no longer needed under 

    * man/littler.Rd: Added manual page

2015-10-26 Jeroen Oooms

    * R/tests.R: Added wrapper to call 'r' from tests/ directory 
    * tests/run-all.R: Added simple test

2015-10-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Also respect 'R CMD config CFLAGS' in build

    * src/littler.c: Suppress pedantic warnings on fopen results

    * src/gitversion.h: Define compiletime and compiledate only if 
    VERBOSE_BUILD is set

2015-10-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * DESCRIPTION: Added, as part of conversion to package 
    * NAMESPACE: Ditto 
    * R/init.R: Ditto

    * src/littler.c: Moved from top-level 
    * src/ Ditto 
    * src/ Moved, and adapted from 
    * src/config-const.h: Added with some (so far) const values

    * src/scripts/autoloads.R: Moved from top-level 
    * src/scripts/littler.R: Ditto

    * cleanup: Adapted to new layout 
    * .gitignore: Ditto 
    * .Rbuildignore: Added

    * inst/script-tests/: Moved from top-level tests/ 
    * inst/examples/: Moved from top-level examples/ 
    * inst/man-page/r.1: Moved from top-level r.1

    * .travis.yml: Adapted to work on R package

    * deprecated/: Added to hold some no-longer used files

    * Updated

2015-10-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/installRepo.r: New script wrapping GitHub, Bitbucket, 
    Subversion (via http) and generic URL access.

    * examples/check.r: Expanded --help thanks to docopt 
    * examples/installGithub.r: Ditto 
    * examples/install2.r: Ditto 
    * examples/dratInsert.r: Ditto

2015-09-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/installGithub.r: Simplify, correct and extend script (with 
    thanks to Alexios for the bug report)

2015-09-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/check.r: Added new option to support 'kitchen sink' 
    installation of Depends, Imports, LinkingTo and Suggests (cf #30)

2015-08-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Better testing of opt$repos values

2015-07-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c (main): Add verbosity argument to parse_eval() which 
    allows for more silent initial operations to set library paths, load 
    libraries and load data -- addresses wish of GitHub ticket #26

2015-05-07 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: Invert #ifdef on REPRODUCIBLE_BUILD to VERBOSE_BUILD: by 
    default we no longer encode the timestamp of the builds

    * bootstrap: Ditto: Unless VERBOSE_BUILD is define do not place 
    timestamps in to gitversion.h

    * littler.c: Also source $R_HOME/etc/ and ~/.Rprofile if 
    present, and document this via --usage flag output.

2015-03-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/dratInsert.r: Changed to support a commit message

    * examples/installGithub.r: Remove support -l which no longer works 
    with the current version of devtools (but .libLoc() is respected)

2015-03-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.2.3

2015-03-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c (showVersionAndExit):  If REPRODUCIBLE_BUILD is defined, 
    do not display built time and date to ensure binary reproducibility

    * bootstrap: If REPRODUCIBLE_BUILD is defined, do not insert __TIME__ 
    and __DATE__ compile time macros into generated header gitversion.h

2015-03-06 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c (showUsageAndExit): Add link to examples web page.

2015-03-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * r.1: Updated with recent command additions.

2015-02-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/dratInsert.r: New script to insert package into drat

2015-02-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/check.r: New option '--deb-pkgs PKGS' to install .deb 
    packages prior to running the check (in one-command Docker use)

2015-02-19 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: New command-line argument -L|--libpath to add a 
    directory to the `.libPaths()`

2015-02-17 Carl Boettiger

    * examples/install2.r: Permit multiple -r|--repos arguments

2015-02-08 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install.r: Set the default value of repos to 
    getOption("repos") as we can now set values in the littler dotfile 
    * examples/install2.r: Ditto 
    * examples/update.r: Ditto

2015-02-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c (showVersionAndExit): Update copyright to 2015 here too

2015-01-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.2.2

2015-01-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/check.r: Add --setwd dir option to change directories

2015-01-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/check.r: Add a script which wrap R CMD check; with 
    optional support for prior installation of dependencies

    * examples/shiny.r: Add simple wrapper for shiny::runApp()

2015-01-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: Test for both /etc/littler.r and ~/.littler.r and source 
    if found (but not if -v|--vanilla was given)


2014-12-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Smarter use of arguments: files with matching 
    extension are installed directly; also clean up temp files

2014-12-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install.r: Smarter use of arguments: files with matching 
    extension are installed directly; also expanded help text

2014-12-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.R: Do not include R_LIBS_USER in list of variables

2014-12-21 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install.r: Reflect value of REPOS and LIBLOC in addition 
    to the [unchanged] default values for either

    * examples/install2.r: If 'repos' is set to (string) NULL, set it to 
    the actual NULL symbol (so that installation from file proceeds)

2014-10-19 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.2.1

    * littler.c: Minor whitespace changes for 'r --version'

    * examples/*.r: Add proper copyright and license header for remaining 

2014-10-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install.r: Remove temporary rds files matching libloc or 
    repos containing info about installed and available packages

    * examples/update.r: Add proper copyright and license header 
    * examples/update.r: Ditto 
    * examples/install2.r: Ditto

2014-10-11 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Minor polishing

2014-10-10 Carl Boettiger

    * examples/install2.r: Expanded coverage of '--depends' argument

2014-10-08 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * INSTALL: Updated, made distinction between installing from a 
    tarball and installing from git [via './bootstrap'] more clear

    * README: Brief update, still needs more thorough rewrite

2014-10-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/testInstalled.r: Renamed from test.r, minor edits

2014-10-03 Carl Boettiger

    * examples/test.r: Contributed new test script

2014-09-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Minor edits 
    * examples/installGitHub.r: Ditto

2014-09-29 Carl Boettiger

    * examples/install2.r: Fix return code, and add new option --deps 
    * examples/installGitHub.r: New example to install from GitHub

2014-09-01 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.2.0

2014-08-31 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/fsizes.r: Use explicit 'file("stdin")' with 'readLines()'

2014-08-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Using docopt (>= 0.3) using stripped names

2014-08-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/fileOps.r: Really simple example on vectorised file 
    operations -- but more as an illustration

2014-08-22 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c (main): Minor correction for help text

2014-08-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/runit.r: New example file 'runit.r' (using docopt)

    * examples/install2.r: Simplified by using docopt

2014-07-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * r.1: Update manual page about new -d option

    * littler.c: Store read.csv() result in 'X', not 'dat'

2014-07-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: New command-line option '-d|--datastdin' which triggers 
    execution of 'dat <- read.csv(file("stdin", stringsAsFactors=FALSE)'

2014-07-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install2.r: Updated throughout

    * cleanup: Also remove .deps

2014-07-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/highlightsweave.r: New example for a highlight sweave 
    driver (as eg needed for Rcpp vignettes) helper script

2014-07-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/roxy.r: Expanded similar to compAttr.r

2014-07-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/compAttr.r: Added new example script to call 
    compileAttributes() from the Rcpp package

2014-06-07 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/roxy.r: Added new example script

2014-05-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * tools/compile: Added, based on current automake version

2014-05-08 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/install.r: Updated to currently used version containing 
    the faster RStudio CDN as the default CRAN mirror 
    * examples/update.r: Ditto

2014-04-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * tools/missing: Updated to current version from libtool on Ubuntu 
    * tools/ Idem

    * tools/config.guess: Updated to current version from autotools-dev 
    * tools/config.sub: Idem

    * Explicitly expand ldflags.txt to a Makefile variable 
    * Removed use of .PHONY again

    * .travis.yml: Added a very simple .travis.yml 
    * .travis.yml: Ensure we end 'script' section on error code 0

    * littler.c: Ensure --help and --version end with exit(0)

    * (CFLAGS): Add CFLAGS

2014-02-07 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.1.6 [though never released as 0.1.6]

    * Renamed from

    * bootstrap: Autogenerate header gitversion.h instead of svnversion.h 
    * littler.c: Use gitversion.h, also whitespace / indentation update 
    * Use gitversiob.h 
    * cleanup: Ditto


2013-10-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: Correction to display of '--version'


2012-10-06 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * ldflags.R: Applied patch by Jonas Rauch to correctly compute -rpath 
    linker flags on Linux, squashing a really old bug

2012-09-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/update.r: Minor tweak


2011-09-17 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.1.5

    * littler.c (littler_CleanUp): Remove call to Rf_KillAllDevices()

2011-09-15 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.1.4

    * Applied patch by Mathias Klose to prevent FTBFS with 
      'ld --as-needed', cf LP bug 770980.

    * littler.c: A few small tweaks suggested by 'gcc -Wall'

    * examples/install2.r: Added a second R package installer example

    * examples/update.r: Switch to '/usr/bin/r -t' as shebang line 
    * examples/fsizes.r: Dito

    * littler.c: Update copyrights to 2011 
    * README: Idem


2010-01-05 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.1.3

    * littler.c: Update copyrights to 2010 
    * README: Idem

    * bootstrap: Added tests to not re-generate svnversion.h when 
      information about revision number and date cannot be had retrieved

    * ldflags.R: Ensure no 'empty string' entries get expanded as this 
      triggered a Debian lintian error related to rpath usage

    * tools/config.{guess,sub}: Updated

2010-01-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: Set up littler so that 'interactive()' is false, and 
      add new flag -i|--interactive to activate the previous behaviour 
    * r.1: Document the new flag


2009-12-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: Expand the littler_CleanUp function to be closer to the 
      example clean up function in section 8.1.2 'Setting R callbacks' in 
      the R Extensions manual 
    * tests/dotLast.r: simple test of .Last() which we now reach

    * examples/install.r: Do not call install.packages  with 
      dependencies=TRUE as this leads to too many auxilliary pkgs 
    * examples/update.r: Small fix to clearCache()

2009-03-23 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * r.1: Added two missing \ to protect \n inside quotes

2009-01-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Mark as release 0.1.2

    * littler.c,r.1: Added -q|--quick switch to skip autoload 
      with thanks to Simon Urbanek for the suggestion.

    * littler.c: Updated copyright to 2009

2009-01-10 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Tweaked flow and logic a little, updated copyright


2008-08-28 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.c: added -t|--rtemp to use R's temp dir strategy 
      with thanks to Paul Gilbert for the suggestion.

2008-08-27 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.1.1

2008-08-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * tests/ Added test script for new exit status feature

2008-08-18 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.c: now exits with status provided by call to q().

2008-06-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * r.1: Applied patch by Seb which adds more examples. Thanks!

2008-04-30 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * README: added entry about getopt

2008-03-12 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * examples/update.r: simplified clearCache

2008-01-14 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.1.0

    * littler.c: Added new option -l|--packages to load R packages

    * littler.c: Small change to optional argument handling

    * littler.c: Also use --no-restore argument on startup

    * littler.c: Small additions to --help output

    * r.1: Documented new option -l | --packages

    * README: Updated as well

    * autoloads.R: No longer suppress autoload of package datasets

    * bootstrap: Two small fixes for non-bash sh use

    * examples/update.r: rewritten cache clearing part

    * tests/timing*.sh: added Rscript for comparison


2007-04-13 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.0.11

    * Removed use of one GNU extension to Make to 
    facilitate builds on non-GNU systems

    * examples/update.r: Fix by Jeff for file caching issues

2007-02-20 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.0.10

2007-02-19 Jeffrey Horner

    * README: Updated FAQ entry regarding Rscript with 'hello world!' 

    * littler.c: Added R version checking to support R 2.4 and 2.5

    * tests/*: Convened on ../r as path to r.

2007-02-18 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Tag it as release 0.0.10

    * README: Added FAQ entry regarding Rscript

    * README, littler.c: Rolled copyright into 2007

2007-02-16 Jeffrey Horner

    * added --with-java-libs and --with-tcltk-libs 
    for conditionally linking littler against respective libraries.

2007-02-15 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.R: added more R_* environment variables to output.

    * added R CMD *_LIBS output to ld linker flags

    * INSTALL: Added minimal recipe to build GNU R with --enable-R-shlib

2007-02-08 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.c: added function init_rand to set initial seed values 
    for the R function tempfile.

    * added checks for existence of gettimeofday and time 
    to support init_rand.

2007-01-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Tag it as release 0.0.9

2007-01-04 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.c: added call to R_ReplDLLinit to initialize console buffers


2006-11-22 Jeffrey Horner

    * examples/updates.r: always regenerate package cache

2006-10-28 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * update.r: Switched repos to to

2006-10-25 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Tag it as release 0.0.8

    * examples/install.r, examples/update.r: Two new examples

    * Some small cleanups and fixes

    * INSTALL: Clarified need for R as shared library, reformatted

2006-10-09 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Makefile, bootstrap: Added .PHONY targets, have bootstrap 
    optionally create svnversion.h

    * FAQ: document clash of 'r' with the zsh builtin

2006-10-06 Jeffrey Horner

    *, littler.c,, littler.R: make 
    littler set all R_* environment variables.

    * unconditionally create littler.h, autoloads.h, 
    and ldflags.txt during configure.

2006-10-05 Jeffrey Horner

    * Release 0.0.7

    * added ldflags.R to dist

2006-10-04 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.0.6

2006-10-03 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * README, INSTALL: Some more polishing

2006-10-03 Jeffrey Horner

    * README: added FAQ answer to use the configure flags 
    --program-prefix and/or --program-suffix for renaming r binary.

2006-10-02 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Added check for R version >= 2.3.1

2006-09-29 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * littler.c: support svnrevision/date in --version

    * bootstrap, svnversion.h: call svn and do some awk'ing borrowed 
    from R's Makefiles to auto-create svnversion.h

    *, updated accordingly

2006-09-29 Jeffrey Horner

    * README: Added 'Implementation' section.

2006-09-28 Jeffrey Horner

    * littler.c: parse_eval(), the REP loop for stdin and '-e', now 
    use R_tryEval() instead of eval().

    *,, ldflags.R: For linux, we add all 
    paths set by RHOME/etc/ldpaths to r's RPATH.

2006-09-26 Dirk Eddelbuettel

    * Release 0.0.5 made and announced by Jeff

    * rinterp.c, rinterp.1: renamed to littler.c, littler.1

    *, Many changes to accomodate that

    * autoloads.R: code generator to aid in autoload()ing functions 
    from default packages.

2006-09-05 Jeffrey Horner

    * Release 0.0.4:

    * rinterp.c: Bug fix: forgot to reset membuf_t.buf after a call to 

    * rinterp.c: After R init, we delete R_SESSION_TMPDIR and point it 
    to one of TMPDIR, TMP, TEMP, or "/tmp". We also turn off R's 
    signal handlers.

2006-08-15 Jeffrey Horner

    * Release 0.0.3:

    * Added Dirk's patch to to 
    automatically find R in search path and to use --rpath linker option.

    * rinterp.c: Read commands from stdin when no file is given on 
    cmdline. (feature request from Dirk Eddelbuettel <>)

2006-08-09 Jeffrey Horner

    * Release 0.0.2:

    * rinterp.c: Added argv support. (feature request from Juha 
    Vierine <>)

2006-07-14 Jeffrey Horner

    * Release 0.0.1:

    * Initial release of Rinterp: hashbang support for R