Alex Vallejo Alex Vallejo - 1 year ago 71
Git Question

Random 'concerns' folders and '.keep' files

I am learning rails.

Somewhere along the line, I noticed that seemingly random folders and files are appearing in my rails app's directory. In some folders there is a

folder with a
file inside it. The
file appears to be empty. In other folders there is no
folder but an empty
file is present.

Does anyone know what the deal with these files/folders is?

Answer Source

.keep files are 0 byte files that are there to stop empty folders from being ignored by all sorts of processes. Nothing to worry about.

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