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Re: add generated files to .gitignore

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: add generated files to .gitignore
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:28:31 -0600
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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,

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.

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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