Great, I have gotten the concept now :)

My workaround for my problem is to rename the file to ....default and
then all will work out well :) Copy the file then and locally modify
it, but it will be in .gitignore so not tracked :)

On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Johannes Sixt <> wrote:
> Am 18.05.2013 20:55, schrieb John Keeping:
>> On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 08:43:57PM +0200, Peter Lauri wrote:
>>> But I just don't want to see that darn file. It is a config file that
>>> I have changed, and I don't want to need to stash it for each "git
>>> svn" action I want to perform... Any solution for that?
>> Read about --assume-unchanged in git-update-index(1).
> Beware!! --assume-unchanged is a promise not to modify a file, but that
> is not true in this case, because it *was* modified. It might hide the
> file from the git-status output, but then git might do something
> unexpected sometimes, because a promise was not kept.
> See last paragraph of
> -- Hannes
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