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.gitignore is not working

Onur Bilgin
・1 min read

Even if you haven't tracked the files so far, git seems to be able to "know" about them even after you add them to .gitignore

NOTE : First commit your current changes, or you will lose them.

Then run the following commands from the top folder of your git repo:

git rm -r --cached .
git add .
git commit -m "fixed untracked files"

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