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Re: add generated files to .gitignore


From: don fong
Subject: Re: add generated files to .gitignore
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:36:37 -0800

Eric, thanks for the tip.

my feeling is that regardless of whether these files are pushed, they
clutter up the "git status" listing after i've done a build.



On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 11:28 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 02/24/2018 01:26 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
>>
>> On 2/24/18 1:46 AM, don fong wrote:
>>>
>>> based on my experience creating one patch, running "make" and "make
>>> test", i found that "git status" was reporting a lot of generated and
>>> built files that i think should be ignored.
>>
>>
>> Those files aren't ever pushed to the bash git repositories (master,
>> devel).
>
>
> If Chet doesn't want to patch the primary bash.git to ignore them for
> everybody in .gitignore, you can still patch your downstream repo to ignore
> them locally by instead adding those exclusions to .git/info/exclude.
>
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> Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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