.GITIGNORE File Extension

.GITIGNORE File Extension

File Type

Git Ignore File

Developer Git
Popularity
3.4  |  30 Votes
Category Developer Files
Format Text

What is a GITIGNORE file?

File used by Git, a version control system used for storing source code; contains a list of files that should not be committed to the Git source code repository; often used for omitting non-text (binary) files, OS files (e.g., .DS_STORE and Thumbs.db files), and temporary files from the repository.

More Information

GITIGNORE files can be created for any subpath within the project directory structure so that the rules apply specifically to that path.

NOTE: GITIGNORE files are stored in plain text format and can be edited with a text editor.

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Programs that open GITIGNORE files

Windows
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Updated May 27, 2014

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