My gitignore file already includes lines per these files, so I just
tried to rm them, but i guess i don't fully understand what's going

In my RoR app gitignore I have the usual:


So, I guess I don't want git to reposit these...yet when i remove them
altogether from a branch, then merge, obviously my rails app goes

I must not really understand what I'm accomplishing by gitignoring
something like db/development.sqlite when I absolutely need that
resource through all my git revisions...


On Jul 21, 6:17 pm, Artiom Di <> wrote:
> Hello Lille,
> removed them (git rm) and append to .gitignore
> On Wed, 21 Jul 2010 15:15:22 -0700 (PDT)
> Lille <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I neglected to include a proper .gitignore file when I began a (Rails)
> > project and I made several commits. Is there anyway to sort of
> > retroactively enable the ignoring of files once they've been
> > committed?
> > Thanks for any comment,
> > Lille
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