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What does the flag '-a' mean in the command git commit -a -m 'message' ?

The title of the commit can also be given by just using '-m' flag. Then what is the use of using '-a' ?

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Better not use -a, as you might accidentally stage files you did not want to stage.

From git help commit:

-a, --all
Tell the command to automatically stage files that have been modified and deleted, but new files you have not told Git about are not affected.

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