git remove files which have been deleted

git add -u
It deletes all removed files, updates what was modified, and adds new files.

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By: donnoman
2009-09-16 00:13:14
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git add -u does not add new files. You need git add -A to do that. http://linux.die.net/man/1/git-add
Axel · 346 weeks and 2 days ago
`git add -u` is a beautifully simple way to accomplish the original goal - remove files that have been deleted on the filesystem. If you have new files to add to the commit after that you can always `git add .` afterward
trisweb · 295 weeks and 4 days ago
It helped me a lot, after turning around and testing things ... i'll keep that one on a post-it :) Thanks
AndreiCurelaru · 290 weeks and 1 day ago

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