On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 12:11 PM, vfclists <vfcli...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 31, 4:20 pm, Rick DeNatale <rick.denat...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is this what you are looking for?
>> http://www.gitready.com/beginner/2009/01/19/ignoring-files.html
> Using .gitignore is something I have considered, but it looks like it
> is going to get more interesting than that.
> I will probably have to use separate directories, and use some kind of
> condititional excludes or includes if .gitignore supports something
> like that.
> Does checking out a branch erase all the directories and files in the
> working directory and replace them with only the contents of the
> branch?

Only files which are tracked will be affected by a checkout.

Files don't get tracked until you git add them.

 .gitignore is a way to keep new files from being tracked.

Rick DeNatale

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