git annex fsck in bare repository

Joey Hess joey at
Mon Jun 13 18:43:39 CEST 2011

Richard Hartmann wrote:
> Hi all (i.e. Joey),
>   git annex fsck
> is a no-op in a bare repository. While I can understand that there is
> no (easy) way to verify the symlinks, the annex objects are there
> regardless.
> Wouldn't it make sense to allow me to check repo integrity in bare
> repos, as well?

Yes, fsck could check the size and checksum (if available). It could not
check the location log correctness or number of available copies.

> As an aside, should those "smaller" issues go into the wiki or onto
> this list? Both is fine by me. Personally, I would lean towards "Keep
> small stuff on the list, save in wiki if there is a need".

I prefer to track such stuff on the wiki.

see shy jo
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