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git-annex-required - get or set required content expression

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NAME

git-annex-required - get or set required content expression

SYNOPSIS

git annex required repository [expression]

DESCRIPTION

When run with an expression, configures the content that is required to be held in the archive.
For example:

git annex required . "include=*.mp3 or include=*.ogg"
Without an expression, displays the current required content setting of the repository.
While git-annex-wanted is just a preference, git-annex-required designates content that should really not be removed. For example a file that is wanted can be removed with git annex drop , but if that file is required, it would need to be removed with git annex drop --force.

NOTES

The required command was added in git-annex 5.20150420.

SEE ALSO

git-annex(1)
git-annex-wanted(1)
git-annex-preferred-content(1)

AUTHOR

Joey Hess <id@joeyh.name>
Debian Sid