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Re: gitignore

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: gitignore
Date: 2010-09-24 08:39:53
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Le 24/09/2010 10:36, Magnus Hagander a écrit :
> On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 10:34, Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>> Le 24/09/2010 10:23, Magnus Hagander a écrit :
>>> On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 10:17, Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>>>> I was reading pgsql-hackers this morning while waiting for my
>>>> colleagues. There's an interesting thread on gitignore files. Right now,
>>>> when you grab a git branch, bootstrap it, configure it and make it, "git
>>>> status" shows a lot of uninteresting files. A .gitignore file would help
>>>> to notice changed files. I've come with the file attached, but would
>>>> like to get comments on this.
>>>
>>> Haven't looked at the contents of the file, but definitely +1 on the
>>> concept in genereal (probably not surprising, since I did the same
>>> thing for the postgresql repo :P)
>>>
>>
>> Yeah, I took a look at the mail where you show all the changes done, and
>> I worked from this. I have one question about it. There is many
>> .gitignore files. Why not a single one?  what are the advantages of the
>> multi-file way?
> 
> That you'll always find the local targets in the directory you're
> currently working, and when you need to add a new one, you do it next
> to the file where it was done.
> 

OK, should we do that? It would be really easy to do.

> That was actually discussed in the thread on -hackers :P
> 

Didn't remember that.


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