git‐annex‐copy − copy content of files to/from another

git annex copy [path ...] [−−from=remote|−−to=remote]

Copies the content of files from or to another remote.


     Use this option to copy the content of files from the
     specified remote to the local repository.

     Any files that are not available on the remote will be
     silently skipped.

     Use this option to copy the content of files from the
     local repository to the specified remote.

−−jobs=N −JN
     Enables parallel transfers with up to the specified
     number of jobs running at once. For example: −J10

     Rather than copying all files, only copy files that
     don’t yet have the desired number of copies, or that
     are preferred content of the destination repository.
     See git‐annex−preferred−content(1)

     Avoid contacting the remote to check if it has every
     file when copying −−to it.

     Force checking the remote for every file when copying
     −−from it.

     Rather than specifying a filename or path to copy, this
     option can be used to copy all available versions of
     all files.


     This is the default behavior when running git‐annex in
     a bare repository.

     Operate on files in the specified branch or treeish.

     Operate on files found by last run of git‐annex unused.

     Operate on files that have recently failed to be

     Use this option to move a specified key.

file matching options
     The git‐annex−matching−options(1) can be used to
     specify files to copy.

     Enable JSON output. This is intended to be parsed by
     programs that use git‐annex. Each line of output is a
     JSON object.

     Include progress objects in JSON output.





Joey Hess <>