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From: Konstantin Khomoutov <kostix@bswap.ru>
To: David Mandelberg <david@mandelberg.org>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: git overwriting local ignored files?
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 18:41:32 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181124154132.co3lo27wy25i4v47@tigra> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181124145723.ow2h7x374xwwts6m@tigra>

On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 05:57:24PM +0300, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 09:37:06AM -0500, David Mandelberg wrote:
> 
> > > > It seems that git is overwriting my local files on merge if they're in
> > > > .gitignore.
> [...]
> > > The .gitignore file is to list "ignored and expendable" class of
> > > files; there is no "ignored but precious class" in Git.
> > Ok. Would a patch be welcome? I have three ideas for how to implement it,
> > and I'm not sure which is better.
> [...]
> 
> You might want to first investigate this recent thread [1] which AFAIK
> was dedicated to exactly this problem.

Well, actually the thread is old, but its continuation [2] is recent.
The crux is that it discusses certain approaches to solve the apparent
problem and patches to do that.

1. https://public-inbox.org/git/4C6A1C5B.4030304@workspacewhiz.com/
2. https://public-inbox.org/git/871s8qdzph.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com/


  reply	other threads:[~2018-11-24 15:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-24  2:35 David Mandelberg
2018-11-24  4:22 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-24 14:37   ` David Mandelberg
2018-11-24 14:57     ` Konstantin Khomoutov
2018-11-24 15:41       ` Konstantin Khomoutov [this message]
2018-11-25  2:06         ` David Mandelberg

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