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Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget] Global gitignore

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [Bug-Wget] Global gitignore
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:12:54 -0700 (PDT)

Probably. I simply redirected the output of 'git status' and manually sorted 
them into the directories.

However why is a slash prefix a good idea? 

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On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:52 AM, Ángel González <address@hidden>

> Darshit Shah wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When building the repository sources, a large number of files are
>> autogenerated and hence are not version controlled in git.
>> However, all these files pollute the output of commands like `git
>> status`. The only way around it is to place all the autogenerated
>> files in a single .gitignore file and share it with the repository
>> itself.
>> I've compiled a .gitignore that can be used in Wget's repository. This
>> file ignores all the autogenerated files due to bootstrap, configure,
>> make and make check.
>> On top of it, I've also ignored some extra files like tags and
>> cscope.out which I assume a lot of developers are probably using. I've
>> attached the file for everyone's convenience here. Maybe we can ship
>> this file with the sources itself?
> +1
> But I would prefix with a slash the files in the Project Root.

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