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Jacob Helwig  committed 49bde75

Add 'rm -f' equivalent to 'git rm' example of filter-branch --index-filter

Signed-off-by: Jacob Helwig <jacob.helwig@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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File Documentation/git-filter-branch.txt

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 Now, you will get the rewritten history saved in HEAD.
+As with using `rm filename`, `git rm --cached filename` will fail
+if the file is absent from the tree of a commit.  If it is not important
+whether the file is already absent from the tree, you can use
+`git rm --cached --ignore-unmatch filename` instead.
 To rewrite the repository to look as if `foodir/` had been its project
 root, and discard all other history: