[Git] How to list all the files in a commit?



Answers

If you want to get list of changed files:

git diff-tree --no-commit-id --name-only -r <commit-ish>

If you want to get list of all files in a commit, you can use

git ls-tree --name-only -r <commit-ish>
Question

I am looking for a simple git command that provides a nicely formatted list of all files that were part of the commit given by a hash (SHA1), with no extraneous information.

I have tried:

git show a303aa90779efdd2f6b9d90693e2cbbbe4613c1d

Although it lists the files, it also includes unwanted diff information for each.

Is there another git command that will provide just the list I want, so that I can avoid parsing it from the git show output?




A combination of "git show --stat" (thanks Ryan) and a couple of sed commands should trim the data down for you:

git show --stat <SHA1> | sed -n "/ [\w]\*|/p" | sed "s/|.\*$//"

That will produce just the list of modified files.




Simplest form:

git show --stat (hash)

That's easier to remember and it will give you all the information you need.

If you really want only the names of the files you could add the --name-only option.

git show --stat --name-only (hash)




Found a perfect answer to this:

git show --name-status --oneline <commit-hash>

So that I can know

which files were just modified M

Which files were newly added , A

Which files were deleted , D



List the files that changed in a commit:

git diff --name-only SHA1^ SHA1

This doesn't show log messages, extra newlines, or any other clutter. This works for any commit, not just the current one. Not sure why it hasn't quite been mentioned yet, so I'm adding it.




$ git log 88ee8^..88ee8 --name-only --pretty="format:"



I personally use the combination of --stat and --oneline with the show command:

git show --stat --oneline HEAD
git show --stat --oneline b24f5fb
git show --stat --oneline HEAD^^..HEAD

If you do not like/want the addition/removal stats, you can replace --stat with --name-only

git show --name-only --oneline HEAD
git show --name-only --oneline b24f5fb
git show --name-only --oneline HEAD^^..HEAD



git show --name-only commitCodeHere



I like to use

git show --stat <SHA1>^..<SHA2>



You can also do

git log --name-only

and you can browse through various commits, commit messages and the changed files.

Type q to get your prompt back.




There's also git whatchanged, which is more low level than git log

NAME
       git-whatchanged - Show logs with difference each commit introduces

It outputs the commit summary with a list of files beneath it with their modes and if there added(A), deleted(D) or modified(M);

$ git whatchanged f31a441398fb7834fde24c5b0c2974182a431363

Would give something like:

commit f31a441398fb7834fde24c5b0c2974182a431363
Author: xx <xx@xx.nl>
Date:   Tue Sep 29 17:23:22 2015 +0200

    added fb skd and XLForm

:000000 100644 0000000... 90a20d7... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationToken.h
:000000 100644 0000000... b5006d0... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationToken.m
:000000 100644 0000000... 3e7b711... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationTokenRegistration.h
:000000 100644 0000000... 9c8a7ae... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationTokenRegistration.m
:000000 100644 0000000... bd6e7a1... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationTokenSource.h
:000000 100644 0000000... 947f725... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFCancellationTokenSource.m
:000000 100644 0000000... cf7dcdf... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFDefines.h
:000000 100644 0000000... 02af9ba... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFExecutor.h
:000000 100644 0000000... 292e27c... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFExecutor.m
:000000 100644 0000000... 827071d... A  Pods/Bolts/Bolts/Common/BFTask.h
...

I know this answer doesn't really match "with no extraneous information.", but I still think this list is more useful then just the filenames.




I thought I would share a summary of my alias.. also I find using 'zsh' great with git it chroma keys everything nicely and tells you want branch are in all of the time by changing the command prompt.

For those covering from SVN you will find this useful: (this is a combination of ideas from different threads, I only take credit of knowing how to use copy/paste)

.gitconfig:
        ls = log --graph --pretty=format:'%Cred%h%Creset -%C(yellow)%d%Creset %s %Cgreen(%cr) %C(bold blue)%an%Creset' --abbrev-commit --date=relative --name-status

>>git ls
* 99f21a6 - (HEAD -> swift) New Files from xcode 7 (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker| 
| A     icds.xcodeproj/project.pbxproj
| A     icds.xcodeproj/project.xcworkspace/contents.xcworkspacedata
| A     icds/AppDelegate.m
| A     icds/Assets.xcassets/AppIcon.appiconset/Contents.json

* e0a1bb6 - Move everything to old (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker| 
| D     Classes/AppInfoViewControler.h
| D     Classes/AppInfoViewControler.m
| D     Classes/CurveInstrument.h


.gitconfig: 
       lt = log --graph --pretty=format:'%Cred%h%Creset -%C(yellow)%d%Creset %s %Cgreen(%cr) %C(bold blue)%an%Creset' --abbrev-commit --date=relative

>>git lt
* 99f21a6 - (HEAD -> swift) New Files from xcode 7 (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker
* e0a1bb6 - Move everything to old (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker
* 778bda6 - Cleanup for new project (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker
* 7373b5e - clean up files from old version (11 hours ago) Jim Zucker
* 14a8d53 - (tag: 1.x, origin/swift, origin/master, master) Initial Commit (16 hours ago) Jim Zucker


.gitconfig
lt = log --graph --pretty=format:'%Cred%h%Creset -%C(yellow)%d%Creset %s %Cgreen(%cr) %C(bold blue)%an%Creset' --abbrev-commit --date=relative

>> git lt

commit 99f21a61de832bad7b2bdb74066a08cac3d0bf3c
Author: Jim Zucker <jim@stratengllc.com>
Date:   Tue Dec 1 22:23:10 2015 -0800

    New Files from xcode 7

A       icds.xcodeproj/project.pbxproj
A       icds.xcodeproj/project.xcworkspace/contents.xcworkspacedata


commit e0a1bb6b59ed6a4f9147e894d7f7fe00283fce8d
Author: Jim Zucker <jim@stratengllc.com>
Date:   Tue Dec 1 22:17:00 2015 -0800

    Move everything to old

D       Classes/AppInfoViewControler.h
D       Classes/AppInfoViewControler.m
D       Classes/CurveInstrument.h
D       Classes/CurveInstrument.m



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