delete multiple files from git index that have already been deleted from disk

git status | grep deleted | awk '{print $3}' | xargs git rm
delete multiple files from git index that have already been deleted from disk. this is pretty terrible, I'm looking for a better way. (much better!! http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/1246/git-remove-files-which-have-been-deleted)

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2010-12-17 02:08:55

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I'll just comment it (no alternative version). Your solution is good enough. 1. It's one of these 'awk which is basically "cut"' cases. git status |grep deleted | cut -d" " -f3 | xargs git rm 2. You can combine grep and awk jobs: git status | awk '/deleted/{print $3}' | xargs git rm 3. An equivalent version without xargs would look like this. (Just in case you're interested in commands you're gona to execute: replace 'sh' with 'less') git status | awk '/deleted/{print "git rm " $3}' | sh
unefunge · 484 weeks and 2 days ago

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