pkgKitten: Create packages that purr

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a kitten

The base R function package.skeleton() is very useful for creating new packages for R. It is also very upsetting as it has been producing the same files which trigger R CMD check in the exact same way.

And as something terrible happens each time R CMD check barks, this package offers a wrapper function kitten() which leaves an adorable little package behind which does not upset R CMD check.

So just think of the kittens.


The package is on CRAN and can be installed via a standard



Package documentation, help pages, and more is also available here.


Dirk Eddelbuettel


GPL (>= 2)