In Git, you can use the
gitignore file to specify untracked files that Git should ignore.
Each line in a
gitignore file specifies a pattern.
In this shot, we will see how you can ignore an entire folder/directory.
Create a file called
.gitignore in your project’s directory. In case you already have it, skip this step.
To add a folder/directory to
.gitignore, include their paths and put a
/ at the end:
Note: .gitignore ignores untracked files. Files already tracked by Git are not affected. To stop tracking a file that is currently tracked, use
git rm --cached.
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