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?
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 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.
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). […]
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?
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 […]
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.
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?
How can I ignore directories or folders in Git using msysgit on Windows?
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.