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Git: Remove a file only from Repo
by Pascal Bajorat

My initial commit contained some log files. I've added *log to my .gitignore, and now I want to remove the log files from my repository. git rm mylogfile.log will remove a file from the repository, but will also remove it from the local file system.

How I can I remove this file from the repo without deleting my copy of the file?

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1143796/git-remove-a-file-from-the-repository-without-deleting-it-from-the-local-filesy

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git pull

// WICHTIG "--cached" löscht die Datei nur aus dem GIT Repo, sie bleibt aber weiterhin auf dem Rechner und wird nicht "richtig" gelöscht

// Eine Datei löschen
git rm mylogfile.log
git rm --cached mylogfile.log

// Einen Ordner rekursiv löschen
git rm -r .idea
git rm -r --cached .idea

git commit -a -m ".idea is deleted"
git push

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