At 145 words, this article should take about 1 minute to read.
Unfortunately, this has happened to the best of us at some point, amirite?!
Inspired by this monstrosity, I decided to do some investigation!
Here is how to create a global
.gitignore file to define a list of rules for ignoring files in every single Git repository on your computer…
touch ~/.gitignore_global echo node_modules >> ~/.gitignore_global echo .DS_Store >> ~/.gitignore_global echo .vscode >> ~/.gitignore_global git config --global core.excludesfile ~/.gitignore_global
For more handy git tips: RTFM 😉
Cover image courtesy of Roman Synkevych.