Temporary connection trouble shouldn't fail your build.

skip_if_disconnected(message = paste("Offline: cannot reach", url),
  url = "http://httpbin.org/")

Arguments

message

character message to be printed, passed to testthat::skip()

url

character URL to ping to check for a working connection

Value

If offline, a test skip; else invisibly returns TRUE.

Details

Note that if you call this from inside one of the mock contexts, it will follow the mock's behavior. That is, inside with_fake_http(), the check will pass and the following tests will run, but inside without_internet(), the following tests will be skipped.

See also

testthat::skip()