CRAN release: 2022-05-21
- include links in DESCRIPTION to the unpublished methods implemented in arrow and duckdb for high-performance access.
- update documentation to include return value on all exported functions.
- Automatically detect latest release (see
gbif_version()). Works with local and remote sources, can also report all available versions.
gbif_local()to return a remote table instead of a connection; paralleling the use of
gbif_local()) gain the ability to use arrow as a backend to duckdb, and this is now the default. This improves performance and avoids crashes when all columns are requested.
- default bucket set to “us-east-1” (across both
gbif_download()now automatically detects versions, downloads parquet files to a path that parallels the remote path (using release-specific subdirectories), and allows bucket to be configured.
to_duckdb=TRUEby default in
gbif_remote(), creating a consistent lazy-table interface with support for windowed functions
gbif_local()) now automatically detect the path of most recent GBIF version in
gbif_dir(). No more need to to manually set path for
- documentation improved.