[git-annex] reflink=auto option not present

Joey Hess joey at kitenet.net
Wed Apr 20 16:42:05 CEST 2011

Abhishek Dasgupta wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using git-annex for some time, and today while trying to
> issue `git annex get` it shows:
> get big_file (copying from host...) cp: unrecognized option '--reflink=auto'
> Try `cp --help' for more information.
> The command was issued in a file server which has Ubuntu lucid installed
> and the version of coreutils shipped there does not have reflink=auto
> option. I guess that is why I did not see the problem on my Debian
> systems.
> Is there any workaround?

Sure, just build git-annex from source on that system. Its configure
program should detect that.

see shy jo
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