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Ignoring Files in Git

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Quick tip on setting up files to be ignored for your system.

1. Execute the command setting the location of your system level ignore file

git config --global core.excludesfile ~/.gitignore

2. Edit the Global Git Ignore File: ~/.gitignore

.DS_Store
*.swp
*.iml
*.ipr
*.iws
.classpath
.gitignore
.project
.settings/
.springBeans/
target/
.classpath

3. Peek into your Global Git configuration ~/.gitconfig

[user]
name = Your Name
email = you@yourdomain.com
[color]
ui = auto
[core]
editor = mate
excludesfile = /Users/youruser/.gitignore

Further Reading – for more config options

 

From http://gordondickens.com/wordpress/2010/12/06/ignoring-files-in-git/

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