Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#1377 closed defect

Blacklist resources managed by in Git — at Initial Version

Reported by: matze Assignee:
Priority: P4 Milestone:
Module: Automation Keywords: infrastructure hg git
Cc: trev, fhd, poz2k4444, AAlvz Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Unknown
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
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Observed Behavior

When working with the new script and git(1), one currently needs to manually ensure that the contents of fetched modules are not added to the git index.

Possible Workarounds

Below please find a list of possible workarounds beside manually maintaining the module paths in a .gitignore file - without necessity of completeness but in order of recommendation:

  • Use git-update-index(1) in to blacklist the resource paths from being added to the index.
  • Manually maintain the destination paths in the .git/info/exclude file.
  • Create some fancy githooks(5) to circumvent the issue.

Expected Behavior

The script should *automagically* apply one of the aforementioned workarounds (except the .gitignore file solution, of course).

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