I think I have found the solution. Check out http://stackoverflow.com/questions/655243/ignore-modified-but-not-committed-files-in-git.
Bottom-line is you do the following: git update-index --assume-unchanged config/database.yml or git update-index --assume-unchanged dir-im-removing/ On Mar 1, 11:14 am, drewB <dbats...@gmail.com> wrote: > Can you tell me more about hooking scripts to git actions? > > On Mar 1, 12:06 am, will <william.full.m...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hee hee me too! > > > Here are a couple of thoughts -- I discovered by accident that Git > > skips 'hidden' files (either .XXX or hidden attribute on win/stuff). > > > You can commit a hidden file with an explicit Add > > > You can hook scripts to git actions like a checkout, so the scripts > > you have now could go there. > > > In some VC and CM packages there is a "no get" option for checkout. I > > also noticed with Git it doesn't overwrite read-only files unless you > > 'make it'. > > > ... Between us we might come up with enough small things to get a > > gestalt idea!! :-) > > > w. > > > On Feb 24, 9:04 am, "FlashWebHost.com" <flash...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Feb 24, 1:00 am, drewB <dbats...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > I work with a small team of developers and there is one file > > > > (db.config) under version control that I need to be different than the > > > > other team members. Unfortunately, the powers that be have determined > > > > that we can't take the file out of version control for deployment > > > ... > > > > > The best solution I could come up with is to write a shell script for > > > > running git commands. The script makes a copy of my db.config and > > > > then overwrites it with a version that matches what is in the remote > > > I have similar problem with a file include/config.php, that is > > > different for each users. > > > > What i have done is rename the file to config-sample.php, now when i > > > package software for deployment, i run a shell script, that rename > > > config-sample.php to config.php -- 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 git-us...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/git-users?hl=en.