The personal access token is stored in an envrionmental variable.
Environmental variables can be written to the file
.Renviron. This file is read by R during startup,
Startup. On GitHub, personal access tokens
function like ordinary OAuth access tokens. They can be used
instead of a password for Git over HTTPS, see
cred_token(token = "GITHUB_PAT")
The name of the environmental variable that holds the
personal access token for the authentication. Default is
A list of class
cred_token with entry:
The name of the environmental variable that holds the personal access token for the authentication.