Downloads of v 7.20190627:


Last Update:

08 Jul 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Joey Hess


git sync backup filesharing unattended admin


7.20190627 | Updated: 08 Jul 2019



Downloads of v 7.20190627:



Software Author(s):

  • Joey Hess

git-annex 7.20190627

Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

1 Test Passing and 1 Failing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Failed


To install git-annex, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade git-annex, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall git-annex, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade git-annex -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade git-annex -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure git-annex installed
    name: git-annex
    state: present
    version: 7.20190627
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'git-annex' do
  action    :install
  version  '7.20190627'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: git-annex,
    Version: 7.20190627,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller git-annex
   Name     = 'git-annex'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '7.20190627'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'git-annex':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '7.20190627',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install git-annex version="7.20190627" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved as a trusted package on 08 Jul 2019.


git-annex allows managing files with git, without checking the file contents into git. While that may seem paradoxical, it is useful when dealing with files larger than git can currently easily handle, whether due to limitations in memory, time, or disk space.

Documentation - User

Documentation - Technical

; default environment
DetectHiddenWindows, off
SetControlDelay, 20

; modified environment
DetectHiddenText, off
SetTitleMatchMode, 1  ;begins

; variables
winTitle = git-annex Setup ahk_class #32770

WinWait, %winTitle%
ControlClick, OK, %winTitle%
$packageName = 'git-annex'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S /D=C:\Program Files\Git'
$url = ''
$checksum = 'b9b479d4f137c79563ed27b61577c9a5794aa2fc83d9bf700a4d0f6816c98be2'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$scriptPath = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$ahkExe = 'AutoHotKey'
$ahkFile = Join-Path $scriptPath "chocolateyInstall.ahk"
Start-Process $ahkExe $ahkFile

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                          -FileType "$installerType" `
                          -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                          -Url "$url" `
                          -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                          -Checksum "$checksum" `
                          -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
$packageName = 'git-annex'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$unFile = 'C:\Program Files\Git\git-annex-uninstall.exe'

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                            -FileType "$installerType" `
                            -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                            -File "$($unFile)" `
                            -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
git-annex 7.20190616 66 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Approved
git-annex 7.20190508 94 Thursday, May 9, 2019 Approved
git-annex 7.20190323 81 Sunday, May 5, 2019 Approved
git-annex 7.20190219 109 Thursday, February 28, 2019 Approved
git-annex 7.20190122 133 Monday, January 28, 2019 Approved
git-annex 7.20181106 157 Thursday, November 8, 2018 Approved
git-annex 7.20181025 108 Thursday, November 1, 2018 Approved
git-annex 6.20180719 154 Thursday, August 16, 2018 Approved
git-annex 6.20180227 276 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Approved



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm
Discussion for the git-annex Package

Ground Rules:

  • This discussion is only about git-annex and the git-annex package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or git-annex, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.
comments powered by Disqus