Scroll to navigation

datalad add-readme(1) datalad datalad add-readme(1)

NAME

datalad add-readme - add basic information about DataLad datasets to a README file

SYNOPSIS

datalad add-readme [-h] [-d DATASET] [--existing skip|append|replace] [PATH]

DESCRIPTION

The README file is added to the dataset and the addition is saved in the dataset.

OPTIONS

PATH
Path of the README file within the dataset. Constraints: value must be a string [Default: 'README.md']

-h, --help, --help-np
show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
-d DATASET, --dataset DATASET
Dataset to add information to. 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)
--existing skip|append|replace
How to react if a file with the target name already exists: 'skip': do nothing; 'append': append information to the existing file; 'replace': replace the existing file with new content. Constraints: value must be a string [Default: 'skip']

AUTHORS

datalad is developed by The DataLad Team and Contributors <team@datalad.org>.
2019-05-24