automating git-annex relationships

Joey Hess joey at
Tue Sep 9 18:08:37 CEST 2014

martin f krafft wrote:
>   2. I'd want to set up the special remote once locally, and then
>      use it elsewhere. If I have to set it up elsewhere, I might
>      just as well add the remote directly…
>      % git annex initremote one type=git location=`pwd`
>      (merging origin/git-annex into git-annex...)
>      (Recording state in git...)
>      initremote one git-annex: could not find existing git remote with specified location

The remote has to exist when you run initremote, not when you run

see shy jo
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