GITHUB_PAT environment variable using the git_credential
git itself uses for storing passwords. The credential manager
returns stored credentials if available, and securely prompt the user for
credentials when needed.
set_github_pat(force_new = FALSE, validate = interactive(), verbose = validate)
forget existing pat, always ask for new one.
checks with the github API that this token works. Defaults to
prints a message showing the credential helper and PAT owner.
TRUE if a valid GITHUB_PAT was set, and FALSE if not.
Packages that require a
GITHUB_PAT can call this function to automatically
GITHUB_PAT when needed. Users may call this function in their
.Rprofile script to automatically set
GITHUB_PAT for each R
session without hardcoding any tokens on disk in plain-text.