NAME

git-annex numcopies - configure desired number of copies

SYNOPSIS

git annex numcopies N

DESCRIPTION

Tells git-annex how many copies it should preserve of files, over all repositories. The default is 1.

Run without a number to get the current value.

This configuration is stored in the git-annex branch, so it will be seen by all clones of the repository.

When git-annex is asked to drop a file, it first verifies that the required number of copies can be satisfied among all the other repositories that have a copy of the file.

This can be overridden on a per-file basis by the annex.numcopies setting in .gitattributes files.

SEE ALSO

git-annex(1)

AUTHOR

Joey Hess id@joeyh.name

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