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Kieran Barker15,028 Points
Is there a difference between git rm tins.html and rm tins.html -> git add tins.html?
If I execute
git rm tins.html, the
tins.html file will be removed from the current directory and this change will be moved into the staging area.
Is this the same as executing
rm tins.html to remove the file, and then
git add tins.html to add this deletion to the staging area?
Assuming you already have a tins.html in your working directory and the git repository (i.e. it has been staged and committed earlier),
git rm tins.html
removes it from the working directory and stages the deletion. You will need to commit to remove it from the repository too.
With rm tins.html, you have an additional step to git add tins.html, to stage this change.
So, yes. They have the same effect. One is cleaner than the other.