Tips and Tricks: Git Check-Ignore

Published at July 25, 2017 ·  1 min read

Have you ever found yourself wondering “why in the world is git ignoring this file!?” Have you spent countless minutes combing over every line of a .gitignore to try to determine what obscure rule is preventing your file from being committed? I have something that can help! It’s called git check-ignore and it will CHANGE. YOUR. LIFE! (your results may vary)If you haven’t heard about the git check-ignore command, you’re missing out on an underappreciated git command....