MrDuk MrDuk - 1 year ago 153
Git Question

.gitignore not ignoring .idea path

What am I missing that needs to be done in order to get

to ignore my

ctote@ubuntu:~/dev/1$ git status
On branch master
Your branch is up-to-date with 'origin/master'.

Changes not staged for commit:
(use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed)
(use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working directory)

modified: .idea/.name
modified: .idea/misc.xml
modified: .idea/modules.xml
modified: .idea/vcs.xml
modified: .idea/workspace.xml
modified: src/
modified: test/1/agent/

Untracked files:
(use "git add <file>..." to include in what will be committed)


no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a")

ctote@ubuntu:~/dev/1$ cat .gitignore

# Package Files #

# IDEA config files

Answer Source

.gitignore only ignores newly added (untracked) files.

If you have files that have already been added to the repository, all their changes will be tracked as usual, even if they are matched by .gitignore rules.

To remove that folder from the repository (without deleting it from disk), do:

git rm --cached -r .idea
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