[PATCH] Update .gitignore file

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Tue Apr 22 07:46:57 UTC 2014

On 04/15/2014 07:55 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> i have no problem with encouraging people to build out of tree (i love that
> functionality).  sometimes though, it's easier to just build in tree to do
> quick tests.  i also don't think it's a big deal to support, or to just take
> patches tweaking the gitignore file even if people themselves don't want to
> maintain it.

I don't really care either way.  The current hints (.gitignore contents, 
INSTALL instructions) point towards in-tree builds.  But now I'm 
building out-of-tree.

> might be easier to keep these lists in src/.gitignore or tests/.gitignore.
> i'm fine with either.

I think this would make sense if we want to complete the listing of 
auto-generated files.

So which way do we want to go?  Remove all ignored files only generated 
during an in-tree build, or add the missing auto-generated files from 
such a build?

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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