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datalad-crawl(1) General Commands Manual datalad-crawl(1)


datalad-crawl [-h] [--is-pipeline] [-t] [-r] [-C CHDIR] [file]


Crawl online resource to create or update a dataset.


$ datalad crawl # within a dataset having .datalad/crawl/crawl.cfg


configuration (or pipeline if --is-pipeline) file defining crawling, or a directory of a dataset on which to perform crawling using its standard crawling specification. Constraints: value must be a string [Default: None]

-h, --help, --help-np
show this help message. --help-np forcefully disables the use of a pager for displaying the help message
flag if provided file is a Python script which defines pipeline(). [Default: False]
-t, --is-template
flag if provided value is the name of the template to use. [Default: False]
-r, --recursive
flag to crawl subdatasets as well (for now serially). [Default: False]
-C CHDIR, --chdir CHDIR
directory to chdir to for crawling. Constraints: value must be a string [Default: None]


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2018-03-16 datalad-crawl 0.9.3