On Fri, 2 Dec 2011 12:13:43 -0300
Flávio Alencar <flavi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have two questions:
> 1 - Do I have to configure the gitignore before running the first
No. It's just a way to hide certain files from certain commands
operating on files (such as git-status or git-add).
git-commit does not operate on files and does not use .gitignore.
Moreover, Git does not need this file to be tracked. Just some
commands see if it's there and use it if it is.
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