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Development Tools Introduction to Git Managing Committed Files Removing Files

What's the command to use if I have to remove multiple files?

I'm thinking I can't use "git rm ." as with git add, because I'd remove all the files in the directory.

1 Answer

John Lack-Wilson
John Lack-Wilson
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You can simply use

git rm file1 file2 file3 file4

Alternatively if they are all a specific type of file, or named in a similar way you can use wildcards, for example the following line will remove all pdf files:

git rm *.pdf