git-ls-files - Show information about files in the index and the
   working tree


   git ls-files [-z] [-t] [-v]
                   [-x <pattern>|--exclude=<pattern>]
                   [-X <file>|--exclude-from=<file>]
                   [--error-unmatch] [--with-tree=<tree-ish>]
                   [--full-name] [--abbrev] [--] [<file>...]


   This merges the file listing in the directory cache index with the
   actual working directory list, and shows different combinations of the

   One or more of the options below may be used to determine the files


   -c, --cached
       Show cached files in the output (default)

   -d, --deleted
       Show deleted files in the output

   -m, --modified
       Show modified files in the output

   -o, --others
       Show other (i.e. untracked) files in the output

   -i, --ignored
       Show only ignored files in the output. When showing files in the
       index, print only those matched by an exclude pattern. When showing
       "other" files, show only those matched by an exclude pattern.

   -s, --stage
       Show staged contents' object name, mode bits and stage number in
       the output.

       If a whole directory is classified as "other", show just its name
       (with a trailing slash) and not its whole contents.

       Do not list empty directories. Has no effect without --directory.

   -u, --unmerged
       Show unmerged files in the output (forces --stage)

   -k, --killed
       Show files on the filesystem that need to be removed due to
       file/directory conflicts for checkout-index to succeed.

       \0 line termination on output.

   -x <pattern>, --exclude=<pattern>
       Skip untracked files matching pattern. Note that pattern is a shell
       wildcard pattern. See EXCLUDE PATTERNS below for more information.

   -X <file>, --exclude-from=<file>
       Read exclude patterns from <file>; 1 per line.

       Read additional exclude patterns that apply only to the directory
       and its subdirectories in <file>.

       Add the standard Git exclusions: .git/info/exclude, .gitignore in
       each directory, and the user's global exclusion file.

       If any <file> does not appear in the index, treat this as an error
       (return 1).

       When using --error-unmatch to expand the user supplied <file> (i.e.
       path pattern) arguments to paths, pretend that paths which were
       removed in the index since the named <tree-ish> are still present.
       Using this option with -s or -u options does not make any sense.

       This feature is semi-deprecated. For scripting purpose, git-
       status(1) --porcelain and git-diff-files(1) --name-status are
       almost always superior alternatives, and users should look at git-
       status(1) --short or git-diff(1) --name-status for more
       user-friendly alternatives.

       This option identifies the file status with the following tags
       (followed by a space) at the start of each line:






       to be killed


       Similar to -t, but use lowercase letters for files that are marked
       as assume unchanged (see git-update-index(1)).

       When run from a subdirectory, the command usually outputs paths
       relative to the current directory. This option forces paths to be
       output relative to the project top directory.

       Instead of showing the full 40-byte hexadecimal object lines, show
       only a partial prefix. Non default number of digits can be
       specified with --abbrev=<n>.

       After each line that describes a file, add more data about its
       cache entry. This is intended to show as much information as
       possible for manual inspection; the exact format may change at any

       Show <eolinfo> and <eolattr> of files. <eolinfo> is the file
       content identification used by Git when the "text" attribute is
       "auto" (or not set and core.autocrlf is not false). <eolinfo> is
       either "-text", "none", "lf", "crlf", "mixed" or "".

       "" means the file is not a regular file, it is not in the index or
       not accessible in the working tree.

       <eolattr> is the attribute that is used when checking out or
       committing, it is either "", "-text", "text", "text=auto", "text
       eol=lf", "text eol=crlf". Since Git 2.10 "text=auto eol=lf" and
       "text=auto eol=crlf" are supported.

       Both the <eolinfo> in the index ("i/<eolinfo>") and in the working
       tree ("w/<eolinfo>") are shown for regular files, followed by the

       Do not interpret any more arguments as options.

       Files to show. If no files are given all files which match the
       other specified criteria are shown.


   git ls-files just outputs the filenames unless --stage is specified in
   which case it outputs:

       [<tag> ]<mode> <object> <stage> <file>

   git ls-files --eol will show

   git ls-files --unmerged and git ls-files --stage can be used to examine
   detailed information on unmerged paths.

   For an unmerged path, instead of recording a single mode/SHA-1 pair,
   the index records up to three such pairs; one from tree O in stage 1, A
   in stage 2, and B in stage 3. This information can be used by the user
   (or the porcelain) to see what should eventually be recorded at the
   path. (see git-read-tree(1) for more information on state)

   When -z option is not used, TAB, LF, and backslash characters in
   pathnames are represented as \t, \n, and \\, respectively.


   git ls-files can use a list of "exclude patterns" when traversing the
   directory tree and finding files to show when the flags --others or
   --ignored are specified. gitignore(5) specifies the format of exclude

   These exclude patterns come from these places, in order:

    1. The command-line flag --exclude=<pattern> specifies a single
       pattern. Patterns are ordered in the same order they appear in the
       command line.

    2. The command-line flag --exclude-from=<file> specifies a file
       containing a list of patterns. Patterns are ordered in the same
       order they appear in the file.

    3. The command-line flag --exclude-per-directory=<name> specifies a
       name of the file in each directory git ls-files examines, normally
       .gitignore. Files in deeper directories take precedence. Patterns
       are ordered in the same order they appear in the files.

   A pattern specified on the command line with --exclude or read from the
   file specified with --exclude-from is relative to the top of the
   directory tree. A pattern read from a file specified by
   --exclude-per-directory is relative to the directory that the pattern
   file appears in.


   git-read-tree(1), gitignore(5)


   Part of the git(1) suite


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