git remove files which have been deleted

git ls-files -z --deleted | xargs -0 git rm
I've used technicalpickles command a lot, but this one handles whitespaces in filenames. I'm sure you want to create an alias for it :)
Sample Output
$ git status
# On branch master
# Changed but not updated:
#   (use "git add/rm <file>..." to update what will be committed)
#	deleted:    some file
#	deleted:    some_file
#	deleted:    somefile
no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a")
$ git ls-files -z --deleted | xargs -0 git rm
rm 'some file'
rm 'some_file'
rm 'somefile'

2009-07-14 08:29:38

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What Others Think

An added avantage of this one, is that it handles badly encoded filename, which other methods cannot (really saving me from a bug I had for three months!).
fabien · 602 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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