git-annex-p2p - configure peer-2-peer links between repositories
This command can be used to link git-annex repositories over peer-2-peer
Currently, the only P2P network supported by git-annex is Tor
- Run this in two repositories to pair them together over the P2P
- This will print out a code phrase, like "3-mango-elephant", and
will prompt for you to enter the code phrase from the other
- Once code phrases have been exchanged, the two repositories will be
paired. A git remote will be created for the other repository, with a name
- This uses [Magic Wormhole](https://github.com/warner/magic-wormhole) to
verify the code phrases and securely communicate the P2P addresses of the
repositories, so you will need it installed on both computers that are
- This feature was present in a broken form in git-annex versions before
version 6.20180705. Make sure that a new enough git-annex is installed on
both computers that are being paired.
- Generates addresses that can be used to access this git-annex repository
over the available P2P networks. The address or addresses is output to
- Note that anyone who knows these addresses can access your repository over
the P2P networks.
- This can be run repeatedly, in order to give different addresses out to
- Sets up a git remote that is accessed over a P2P network.
- This will prompt for an address to be entered; you should paste in the
address that was generated by --gen-addresses in the remote
- Defaults to making the git remote be named "peer1",
"peer2", etc. This can be overridden with the --name
- Specify a name to use when setting up a git remote with --link or
- Also the git-annex-common-options(1) can be used.
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