Levent Ünver Levent Ünver - 1 year ago 151
Git Question

"You must type a file name" error thrown, when I create a .gitignore file on Windows

When I try to do this, I get the following error:

gitignore error

Obviously, Windows Explorer doesn't allow me to create this type of file patterns. How can I overcome this problem?

Answer Source

I arrive a little late but will give you the trick!! ;-)

In the Explorer, call your file .gitignore. and it will remove the ending '.'

Or use a text editor...

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