On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 7:05 AM, demerphq <demer...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 5 October 2012 03:00, Andrew Ardill <andrew.ard...@gmail.com> wrote: >> On 5 October 2012 07:20, Marco Craveiro <marco.crave...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> ... >>> Similar but not quite; the idea is that you know that there is some >>> code (I'm just talking about files here, so lets ignore hunks for the >>> moment) which is normally checked in but for a period of time you want >>> it ignored. So you don't want it git ignored but at the same time you >>> don't want to see these files in the list of modified files. >> >> What is the reason git ignore is no good in this case? Is it simply >> that you can't see the ignored files in git status, or is it that >> adding and removing entries to .gitignore is too cumbersome? If it's >> the latter you could probably put together a simple shell wrapper to >> automate the task, as otherwise it seems like git ignore does what you >> need. > > Git ignore doesn't ignore tracked files.
would 'git update-index --assume-unchanged' work in this case? Didn't see it mentioned in any of the replies so far (but I have never used it myself) -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html