I'm fairly new to git and am witnessing some strange behavior with git that 
I suspect may be a bug. Can anyone set my mind at rest.

Every so often, after a commit, "git diff-files" shows that every file in 
my repo is changed (which seems wrong). If I type "git status" and then 
"git diff-files" again, git now shows that no files have been modified 
(which is what I expect). It's like "git status" is resetting something 
that "git diff-files" uses.

I'm trying to use these commands because gitk uses them under the hood, and 
gitk is displaying the problem - it occasionally lists all my files as 
modified when I look at the patch (not tree) view.
Any thoughts? I'm using git


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