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From Luc Maisonobe <>
Subject Re: [math] Ignore the IntelliJ project files
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:33:27 GMT
Le 10/11/2014 08:13, Benedikt Ritter a écrit :
> 2014-11-09 14:36 GMT+01:00 Emmanuel Bourg <>:
>> Le 09/11/2014 12:28, Benedikt Ritter a écrit :
>>> IMHO this belongs into your global .gitignore.
>> This was just a bogus commit to test the mail notifications. .gitignore
>> already contains the Eclipse project files and I thought it was fair to
>> add IntelliJ ones too. Feel free to rollback the changes if it was
>> inappropriate.
> Sorry if this came over too harsh. Wasn't meant like "you're doing it
> wrong", but more like "I expect you to have more experience with git. I've
> learned that this kind of configuration belongs to the global gitingore.
> What do you think?" ;-)

Jumping into this discussion, I think it is good to keep this
configuration there. I did put the initial configuration for the Eclipse

Our repository is public and can be cloned by many people, with or
without Git experience. If they create patch and send them to us, I
prefer be sure they will not include there own
Eclipse/Intellij/YouNameIt IDE in the patch. Having the .gitignore file
from the project already ignore them is a way to avoid this.

best regards,

> br,
> Benedikt
>> Emmanuel Bourg
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