Re: is there a truly compelling rationale for .git/info/exclude?
- Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:41:54 +0200
- From: Steinar Bang <sb@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: is there a truly compelling rationale for .git/info/exclude?
> but even that isn't a really compelling reason. so what's it for?
I use it to ignore stuff in my git-versioned home directory.
Every time I use a new program and it creates a config file or a config
directory, it shows up as clutter in magit in my git versioned home
I started with putting the stuff to be ignored in .gitignore, but since
I run different stuff on different machines and on different OSes,
.gitignore started to contain irrelevant stuff (ignoring a stuff from a
program that was run once and then never again, ignoring stuff on one
machine that maybe should not be ignored on a different machine), and
then I figured it was much simpler to just ignore stuff repo-locally in