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authorJohannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>2007-05-22 00:12:17 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2007-05-22 01:36:02 (GMT)
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git-status: respect core.excludesFile
git-add reads this variable, and honours the contents of that file if that exists. Match this behaviour in git-status, too. Noticed by Evan Carroll on IRC. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -42,6 +42,11 @@ mean the same thing and the latter is kept for backward
compatibility) and `color.status.<slot>` configuration variables
to colorize its output.
+As for gitlink:git-add[1], the configuration variable
+'core.excludesfile' can indicate a path to a file containing patterns
+of file names to exclude, in addition to patterns given in
+'info/exclude' and '.gitignore'.
+
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