mishaF mishaF - 10 months ago 74
Git Question

Where does the .gitignore file belong?

Does the .gitignore file belong in the .git folder structure somewhere or in the main source files?

Answer Source

Put .gitignore in the working directory. It doesn't work if you put it in the .git (repository) directory.

$ ls -1d .git*
.git
.gitignore