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authorDenton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com>2019-03-07 08:25:30 (GMT)
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docs: move core.excludesFile from git-add to gitignore
A section in "git add" documentation mentions core.excludesFile and explains how it works, but this is not specific to the command. Move this description to gitignore.txt to be more generic. Signed-off-by: Denton Liu <liu.denton@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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for command-line options).
-CONFIGURATION
--------------
-
-The optional configuration variable `core.excludesFile` indicates a path to a
-file containing patterns of file names to exclude from git-add, similar to
-$GIT_DIR/info/exclude. Patterns in the exclude file are used in addition to
-those in info/exclude. See linkgit:gitignore[5].
-
-
EXAMPLES
--------