On Sat, 19 Jan 2013 16:35:18 -0500, Eric James Michael Ritz 
<lobbyjo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am thinking about implementing a feature but I would appreciate any
> feedback before I begin, because more experienced Git developers and
> users may see some major problem that I do not.
> Earlier today I deleted a file from a repository.  I deleted it
> normally, not by using `git rm`.  So when I looked at `git status` on
> my terminal it told me about the file no longer being there.  In my
> sleepy state of mind I ran `git rm -u` without thinking about.  I did
> this because I have a habit of using `git add -u`.  I know `git rm`
> does not support that option, but I tried it anyways without thinking
> about it.
> When I came to my senses and realized that does not work I began to
> wonder if `git rm -u` should exist.  If any deleted, tracked files are
> not part of the index to commit then `git rm -u` would add that change
> to the index.  This would save users the effort of having to type out
> `git rm <filename>`, and could be useful when a user is deleting
> multiple files.
> Does this sound like a reasonable, useful feature to Git?  Or is there
> already a way to accomplish this which I have missed out of ignorance?
> Any thoughts and feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Does `git add -A` do what you want?
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