Re: Bug(feature?) on git-diff-files
- Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:41:22 +0300
- From: NoName Req <nonamereq29@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug(feature?) on git-diff-files
Okay thanks for the reply. I didn't know about git update-index will
try that now.
On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 3:57 PM Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 7:49 PM NoName Req <nonamereq29@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Summary
> > `git -C (folder path) diff-files --name-only` output is not correct
> > Steps to Reproduce
> > 1. Apply change to a clean git repository. Go to another folder (not
> > within this repository) and apply the command
> > `git -C repo-path diff-files --name-only`
> > The above command lists dirty files in that repository.
> > 2. Now undo your changes on the repository
> > 3. Issue the same command. It still lists the file.
> > More Information
> > `git -C repo-path diff` command doesn't seem to have this problem.
> I haven't tried to reproduce. But my first impression is diff-files,
> as a low-level plumbing sometimes requires you to refresh the index
> first. Sometimes without that, you'll get wrong output.
> "git diff" is a more high-level command that always refreshes the
> index internally.
> > System Information
> > Arch Linux 5.0.7-arch1-1-ARCH
> > git version 2.21.0