Re: [dev] [surf] introduce .gitignore

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:30:58 +0100

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 10:40:52PM +0100, Markus Teich wrote:
> If you realy need a .gitignore, you can use your own locally:
> just add
> echo "/.gitignore" >> .gitignore
> and the .gitignore file itself as well as everything else matching
> the ignore patterns will not show up in "git status" anymore.

This solution can cause problems. The best solution in this case is using a
exclude file in your local repository. It has the same format than
gitignore, but it is located in .git/info/, so git doens't show it like
modified file.
Received on Fri Mar 15 2013 - 06:30:58 CET

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