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Posts tagged gitignore

Subtag of git

For questions about configuring the .gitignore file. This lists paths patterns (files or directories) that Git should not include as part of a repository.

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Q&A Git-ignoring files with special characters in their names, especially newlines

My actual motivation is to understand the semantics of the .gitignore file syntax in precise detail, for a program which is expected to emulate them as accurately as possible. However, while coming...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Peter Taylor‭

Question git linux gitignore
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Q&A How to configure .gitignore to ignore all files except a certain directory

MWE In the terminal run: mkdir mwe cd mwe mkdir dir touch f1.txt f2.pdf dir/f1.txt dir/f2.pdf git init . Create a .gitignore with: * # ignore all !dir/ # except this directory ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Moshi‭

Question git gitignore
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Q&A Conditionally ignore files in git

I'm using git for LaTeX projects and am in a little dilemma about how to best ignore files. if I add *.pdf to my .gitignore file, I keep forgetting to force add included graphics if I don...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by samcarter‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭

Question git gitignore