Thursday, October 10, 2019

microbenchmark_1.4-7 on CRAN

I pushed an updated microbenchmark to CRAN a couple weeks ago. There were two noteworthy changes, thanks to great contributions from @MichaelChirico and @harvey131.

Michael fixed a bug in the check for whether the unit argument was a character string (#9, #10). The prior behavior was an uninformative error.

Harvey added a feature to allow you to use a string for common checks: "equal", "identical", and "equivalent" (#16). So you don't need to create a custom function to use all.equal(), all.equal(..., check.attributes = FALSE), and identical, respectively.

I also converted the unit tests to use RUnit. I also made some changes to the repo, including adding a contributing guide and issue/pull-request templates.

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