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git-annex-get(1)	    General Commands Manual	      git-annex-get(1)

       git-annex-get - make content of annexed files available

       git annex get [path ...]

       Makes  the  content of annexed files available in this repository. This
       will involve copying them from  a  remote  repository,  or  downloading
       them, or	transferring them from some kind of key-value store.

       With  no	 parameters,  gets  all	annexed	files in the current directory
       whose content was not already present. Paths of files or	directories to
       get can be specified.

	# evince foo.pdf
	error: Unable to open document foo.pdf:	No such	file or	directory
	# ls foo.pdf
	# git annex get	foo.pdf
	get foo.pdf (from origin..) ok
	# evince foo.pdf


	      Rather than getting all the specified files, get only those that
	      don't yet	have the desired number	of copies, or  that  are  pre-
	      ferred  content  of the repository. See git-annex-preferred-con-

	      Normally git-annex will choose which remotes to get the  content
	      from,  preferring	 remotes  with lower costs. Use	this option to
	      specify which remote to use.

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

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

	      Setting this to "cpus" will run one job per CPU core.

	      When files can be	downloaded  from  multiple  remotes,  enabling
	      parallel	downloads will split the load between the remotes. For
	      example, if the files are	available on remotes A and B, then one
	      file  will  be downloaded	from A,	and another file will be down-
	      loaded from B in parallel. (Remotes with lower costs  are	 still
	      preferred	over higher cost remotes.)

       matching	options
	      The git-annex-matching-options(1)	can be used to control what to

	      Resume any incomplete downloads of files that were  started  and
	      interrupted  at  some  point previously. Useful to pick up where
	      you left off ... when you	don't quite remember where that	was.

	      These incomplete files are the same ones that are	listed as  un-
	      used temp	files by git-annex-unused(1).

	      Note  that the git-annex key will	be displayed when downloading,
	      as git-annex does	not know the associated	file, and the  associ-
	      ated file	may not	even be	in the current git working directory.

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

	      This is the default behavior when	running	git-annex  in  a  bare

	      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 transferred.

	      Not  to  be  confused with --incomplete which resumes only down-
	      loads that managed to transfer part of the content of a file.

	      Use this option to get a specified key.

	      Enables batch mode, in which lines containing names of files  to
	      get are read from	stdin.

	      As  each	specified file is processed, the usual progress	output
	      is  displayed.  If  the  specified  file's  content  is  already
	      present,	or it does not match specified matching	options, or it
	      is not an	annexed	file, a	blank line is output in	 response  in-

	      Since  the  usual	output while getting a file is verbose and not
	      machine-parseable, you may want to  use  --json  in  combination
	      with --batch.

	      This is like --batch but the lines read from stdin are parsed as

       -z     Makes batch input	be delimited by	nulls  instead	of  the	 usual

       --json 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.

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

       Also the	git-annex-common-options(1) can	be used.





       Joey Hess <>



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