Bash script to extract filenames from git whatchanged
I’m trying to get a list of all the js files that changed to know what to reminify.
I previously asked this question
So far this is the best I came up with but it feels really unsafe.
GITCHANGES=$(git whatchanged -n 1 --pretty=format:) I=0; for f in $GITCHANGES; do I=$(($I + 1)); if [[ $(($I % 6 )) == 0 ]]; then echo "$f" fi done
But this gives me all the files that changed (
js) and not just the
How would I get just the js files? Also is there a better way to accomplish this?
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From this answer, use
git show --pretty="format:" --name-only HEAD^ to get a list of changed files. Then pipe it through
git show --pretty="format:" --name-only HEAD^ | grep '\.js$'
Your script can be condensed really simply into
git diff-tree --name-only HEAD^ HEAD | grep '\.js$'
This will spit out a list of all .js files that differ between
HEAD^ (first parent) and