Tag: gitignore

gitignore after commit

I have a git repository hosted on Github. After committing many files, I am realizing that I need to create .gitignore and exclude .exe, .obj files. However, will it automatically remove these committed files from the repository. Is there any way to force that?

.gitignore exclude folder but include specific subfolder

I have the folder application/ which I add to the .gitignore. Inside the application/ folder is the folder application/language/gr. How can I include this folder? I’ve tried this application/ !application/language/gr/ with no luck…

What should be in my .gitignore for an Android Studio project?

What files should be in my .gitignore for an Android Studio project? I have seen several examples that all include .iml but IntelliJ docs say that .iml must be included in your source control.

How do I tell Git to ignore everything except a subdirectory?

I want to ignore all files in my repository except those that occur in the bin subdirectory. I tried adding the following to my .gitignore: * !bin/* This does not have the desired effect, however: I created a new file inside of bin/, but doing git status still shows nothing to commit (working directory clean). […]

Ignore the .gitignore file itself

I just did a git init on the root of my new project. Then I created a .gitignore file. Now, when I type git status, .gitignore file appears in the list of untracked files. Why is that?

Make .gitignore ignore everything except a few files

I understand that a .gitignore file cloaks specified files from Git’s version control. I have a project (LaTeX) that generates lots of extra files (.auth, .dvi, .pdf, logs, etc) as it runs, but I don’t want those to be tracked. I’m aware that I could (maybe should) make it so all those files are put […]

How do I add files without dots in them (all extension-less files) to the gitignore file?

Like the title says, is it possible to add “files without dots in them” to the gitignore file? I imagine this would take care of all those bothersome extensionless files.

Ignore files that have already been committed to a Git repository

I have an already initialized Git repository that I added a .gitignore file to. How can I refresh the file index so the files I want ignored get ignored?

Ignoring directories in Git repos on Windows

How can I ignore directories or folders in Git using msysgit on Windows?

How to ignore certain files in git?

I have a repository with a file Hello.java. When I compile it an additional Hello.class file is generated. I created an entry for Hello.class in a .gitignore file. However the file still appears to be tracked. I want to know how to make git ignore Hello.class.

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