for f in `git status | grep new | awk '{print $3}'`; do git reset HEAD $f ; done

Git reset added new files


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2015-12-16 22:24:34

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Hmm... I see a few problems with this. First, you're using loop when git reset will happily take a list (best to add them after "--" too). Also, $(command) is better than `command` -- it can be nested for one. This is better: git reset HEAD -- $(git status | grep new | awk '{print $3}') . Next, you can combine grep and awk: git reset HEAD -- $(git status | awk '/new/{print $3}') . Finally, I'd suggest changing the search to "new file:" to avoid any problems with existing filenames containing "new". git reset HEAD -- $(git status | awk '/new file:/{print $3}') . Neither your command, nor mine, handle whitespace in filenames, but that's not trivial to fix. Another day, perhaps.
flatcap · 126 weeks and 3 days ago
Please stop using backticks! Please stop using output with a for loop! My instinct is always to use xargs or parallel (or xargs -P; often with find -print0) before using a for loop: git status | fgrep 'new file:' | awk '{ print $3}' | xargs git reset HEAD --
Tatsh · 126 weeks and 2 days ago
This gives all files with spaces preserved I added a " *" after "new file:", but I do not know how to handle spaces in the start of file names. git status|sed 's/..new file://;t;d'
miniker84 · 125 weeks and 4 days ago
forgot ^ git status|sed 's/^..new file://;t;d'
miniker84 · 125 weeks and 4 days ago

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