Retrieves metadata about a Git repository from GitHub.

github_info() returns a list as obtained from the GET "/repos/:repo" API.

github_info(path = ".", remote = "origin", .token = NULL)

Arguments

path

[string]
The path to a GitHub-enabled Git repository (or a subdirectory thereof).

remote

[character]
The Github remote which should be used.

.token

[character]
Authentication token. Defaults to GITHUB_PAT or GITHUB_TOKEN environment variables, in this order if any is set. See gh_token() if you need more flexibility, e.g. different tokens for different GitHub Enterprise deployments.

Value

Object of class gh_response (list type) with information about the queried repository.