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Some many ways to ignore file changes in Git

When you are working with your team, sometimes you need to ignore files. If a change that involve all the team, you can add the ignored file to the .gitignore file of your repo.

This way you have to save a new commit and all the team have to pull the changes, but you can use three more ways.

One of them is creating a .gitignore.local, but you also have to add it to the .gitignore and creating a new commit.

If you are nos interested in save a commit, you can ignore files locally, saving the ignored file in the global git configuration:

git config --global core.excludesfile ignored_file

...or you can use a file created in your git repository called .git/info/exclude. This file is basically a gitignore but the changes in it are not reflected in the stash.

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