Re: git overwriting local ignored files?
- Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 18:41:32 +0300
- From: Konstantin Khomoutov <kostix@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: git overwriting local ignored files?
On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 05:57:24PM +0300, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 09:37:06AM -0500, David Mandelberg wrote:
> > > > It seems that git is overwriting my local files on merge if they're in
> > > > .gitignore.
> > > The .gitignore file is to list "ignored and expendable" class of
> > > files; there is no "ignored but precious class" in Git.
> > Ok. Would a patch be welcome? I have three ideas for how to implement it,
> > and I'm not sure which is better.
> You might want to first investigate this recent thread  which AFAIK
> was dedicated to exactly this problem.
Well, actually the thread is old, but its continuation  is recent.
The crux is that it discusses certain approaches to solve the apparent
problem and patches to do that.