checking which files on a CD are not in a git-annex repo

Joey Hess joey at
Tue Mar 27 20:02:55 CEST 2012

Thomas Koch wrote:
> It'd be of course wonderful if I could tell git-annex directly to import all 
> files of the disc. Duplicate files should symlink to the same file in the git-
> annex backend, shouldn't they?

Yes. If you don't mind the overhead of copying all the files, simply
copying the whole CD to a subdirectory and running git annex add will do
the trick. Any duplicate files will coalesce when added.

see shy jo
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