git‐annex‐info − shows information about the specified item
or the repository as a whole

git annex info [directory|file|treeish|remote|uuid ...]

Displays statistics and other information for the specified
item, which can be a directory, or a file, or a treeish, or
a remote, or the uuid of a repository.

     When no item is specified, displays statistics and
information for the repository as a whole.


     Only show the data that can be gathered quickly.

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

     Messages that would normally be output to standard
     error are included in the json instead.

     Show file sizes in bytes, disabling the default nicer

     Enable batch mode, in which a line containing an item
     is read from stdin, the information about it is output
     to stdout, and repeat.

file matching options
     When a directory is specified, the git‐
     annex−matching−options(1) can be used to select the
     files in the directory that are included in the


Suppose you want to run "git annex get .", but would first
like to see how much disk space that will use.  Then run:

      git annex info −−fast . −−not −−in here


Joey Hess <>