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datalad unlock - unlock file(s) of a dataset


datalad unlock [-h] [-d DATASET] [-r] [-R LEVELS] [path ...]


Unlock files of a dataset in order to be able to edit the actual content


Unlock a single file::

% datalad unlock <path/to/file>

Unlock all contents in the dataset::

% datalad unlock .


file(s) to unlock. Constraints: value must be a string

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"specify the dataset to unlock files in. 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)
if set, recurse into potential subdataset.
limit recursion into subdataset to the given number of levels. Constraints: value must be convertible to type 'int'


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2021-02-04 datalad unlock 0.14.0