On 18.09.2008, at 17:03, jack7890 wrote:
> Sorry for spamming the whole group with this question, but I've run
> into a git problem that is driving me absolutely insane.
> I'm using a git repository for a symfony project I'm developing. I'd
> like to use .gitignore to have git ignore cache, config, log files,
> etc. But I find that using a .gitignore in the repository directory
> produces EXTREMELY erratic results. Git fails to ignore most file I
> include in .gitignore, but it does ignore some, and I can't find a
> pattern in the files it ignores and fails to ignore.
If you've already added a file to Git, Git will track it even if it
would be matched by a pattern in .gitignore.
Could you maybe post an example of a directory/file structure with the
according patterns from .gitignore and tell us exactly what your
expected and actual results are?
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git
for human beings" group.
To post to this group, send email to email@example.com
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED]
For more options, visit this group at