Re: [PATCH] Add .idea to gitignore for JetBrains CLion

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
Cc: Sayyid Ali Sajjad Rizavi <sasrizavi(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add .idea to gitignore for JetBrains CLion
Date: 2022-12-04 20:14:04
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Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se> writes:
>> On 4 Dec 2022, at 16:35, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> Our policy is that the in-tree .gitignore files should only hide
>> files that are build artifacts of standard build processes.
>> Something like this belongs in your personal ~/.gitexclude,
>> instead.

> Since this comes up every now and again, I wonder if it's worth documenting
> this in our .gitignore along the lines of:

Good idea.

>> (BTW, perhaps we should remove the entries targeting ".sl"
>> extensions? AFAIK that was only for HP-UX, which is now
>> desupported.)

> +1. Grepping through the .gitignores in the tree didn't reveal anything else
> that seemed to have outlived its usefulness.

I'll make it so. Thanks for checking.

regards, tom lane

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