logrx Options

One of the ways that logrx has been built to be customizable is to add a set of options to enable different logging and execution elements.

Below are the options and their default values

option value description
log.rx An empty R environment Used to store log elements during program exection
log.rx.exec.env NULL The environment in which the program code is executed
log.rx.lint FALSE A lintr object for use in lint checking
log.rx.approved ./approved.rds Location of an approved functions file


“lintr provides static code analysis for R. It checks for adherence to a given style, identifying syntax errors and possible semantic issues, then reports them to you so you can take action.”

Linting can help enforce best practice for a variety of topics including code readability, efficiency, style, consistency, etc. You can find all available linters here, or create your own.

If you or your organization would like to implement any linters, you can set your log.rx.lint option globally so your specific set of checks are run and their results are recorded to your log for every script executed.

It is recommended to use the library_call_linter(). This is to ensure logrx will find the correct package and functions used.

Hester J, Angly F, Hyde R, Chirico M, Ren K, Rosenstock A, Patil I (2022). lintr: A ‘Linter’ for R Code. https://github.com/r-lib/lintr, https://lintr.r-lib.org.


See Logging Unapproved Package and Function Use for additional details.