[openstack-dev] [OpenStack-Dev] IDE extensions in .gitignore

Joe Gordon joe.gordon0 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 17:07:05 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 8:45 AM, John Griffith
<john.griffith at solidfire.com>wrote:

> Hey Everyone,
> I wanted to see where we stand on IDE extensions in .gitignore files.
> We seem to have some back and forth, one cycle there's a bug and a
> patch to add things like eclipse, idea etc and the next there's a bug
> and a patch to remove them.  I'd like to have some sort of consensus
> on what we want here.  I personally don't have a preference, I would
> just like to have consistency and quit thrashing back and forth.
> Anyway, I'd like to see all of the projects agree on this... or even
> consider moving to a global .gitignore.  Thoughts??

I am not sure if this is the global .gitignore you are thinking of but this
is the one I am in favor of:


Maintaining .gitignore in 30+ repositories for a potentially infinite
number of editors is very hard, and thankfully we have an easier way to do

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