inventory of files unavailable in local repository?

Adam Spiers vcs-home at
Fri Dec 23 17:23:29 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Joey Hess <joey at> wrote:
> Adam Spiers wrote:
>> Furthermore,
>>     git annex whereis --not --in=
>> lists all files, not just the ones which aren't locally available.
> joey at gnu:~/lib/sound>git annex whereis --not --in=
> git-annex: no remote specified

I don't get that error message.

> If your mailer is eating trailing periods or something..

Nope.  I can't remember where I read it, but I deliberately
omitted anything after the --in= - maybe I just misread the
man page.

> whereis --not --in=.
> works as expected here, only displaying anything for non-present files.

Ah, thanks - that works and is WAY faster.

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