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git mv

Move or rename files and update the Git index. More information: https://git-scm.com/docs/git-mv.

  • Move file inside the repo and add the movement to the next commit:

git mv {{path/to/file}} {{new/path/to/file}}

  • Rename file and add renaming to the next commit:

git mv {{filename}} {{new_filename}}

  • Overwrite the file in the target path if it exists:

git mv --force {{file}} {{target}}