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How can I get paths relative to the current directory from git status?

I wish to use the output from git status in a script but, because the output is always giving repo-relative file paths, other commands can't find their args. This question mentioned the relativePaths option but it has no effect on output when given as a command option: git -c status.relativePaths=true...

Why does “git status” show way too much untracked files?

Answer in the bottom. I am trying to see the status of my files in the git_test2 directory which contains 3 files named test1.txt, test2.txt and test3.txt. This is what I typed into Terminal: cd Desktop cd git_test2 git status Everything is good until the git status command. It should...

Git sees duplicated modified file

In my repository there is a file (always that one) that always gives me trouble. I'm working with coffeescript and generating the js with a grunt task. For several times git status told me that this file was modified and needed to be added. The problem is that git sees...