[libav-devel] [PATCH 01/14] maint: Ignore dot dirs

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Mon May 13 10:55:22 CEST 2019


On Sat, May 04, 2019 at 02:14:14PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> They are usually created by tools and editors.
> --- a/.gitignore
> +++ b/.gitignore
> @@ -29,3 +29,4 @@
>  /coverage.info
>  /lcov/
>  /mapfile
> +.*/

This ignores dotdirs everywhere, not just in the top-level directory, which
seems overreaching and possibly does not match your intent.

Even if restricted to the top-level it feels like overreach. What files are
you trying to ignore exactly?

Diego


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