This adds an -s|--silent-ignore option to git-add, which causes
ignored files that were specified explicitly on the command line to be
silently ignored, rather than abandoning the command. I found this
useful for scenarios where you want to feed the file list into git add
via find or other external commands (`find .... | xargs git add'),
which you wouldn't want to carefully tune so they don't output any
ignored files. git ls-files doesn't have find's filtering
capabilities, and using it in place of find would kind of violate "one
job one tool" anyway. I'm not really a git guru, so maybe I'm missing
something, and I'm unsure how useful this new option is for a general
audience. OTOH the patch is trivial. Check it out.

The update applies on top of "master" (261b5119).

Olaf Klischat (2):
  git-add: -s flag added (silently ignore files)
  git-add: -s flag: documentation added

 Documentation/git-add.txt |   15 +++++++++++----
 builtin/add.c             |   14 +++++++++++---
 t/            |   17 ++++++++++++++++-
 3 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)


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