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datalad export-archive-ora(1) General Commands Manual datalad export-archive-ora(1)


datalad export-archive-ora - export an archive of a local annex object store for the ORA remote.


datalad export-archive-ora [-h] [-d DATASET] TARGET ...


Keys in the local annex object store are reorganized in a temporary directory (using links to avoid storage duplication) to use the the directory-type special remote. This alternative object store is then moved into a 7zip archive that is suitable for use in a ORA remote dataset store. Placing such an archive into::

<dataset location>/archives/archive.7z

Enables the ORA special remote to locate and retrieve all keys contained in the archive.


if an existing directory, an 'archive.7z' is placed into it, otherwise this is the path to the target archive. Constraints: value must be a string

show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
specify the dataset to process. If no dataset is given, an attempt is made to identify the dataset based on the current working directory. Constraints: Value must be a Dataset or a valid identifier of a Dataset (e.g. a path)


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2021-02-04 datalad export-archive-ora 0.14.0