If it seems like Git isn’t noticing the changes you made to your
.gitignore file, you might want to check the following points:
- There might be a global
.gitignorefile that might interfere with your local one
- When you add something into a .gitignore file, try this:
git add [uncommitted changes you want to keep] && git commit
git rm -r --cached .
git add .
git commit -m "fixed untracked files"
- If you remove something from a .gitignore file, and the above steps maybe don’t work,if you found the above steps are not working, try this:
it add -f [files you want to track again]
git commit -m "Refresh removing files from .gitignore file."
// For example, if you want the .java type file to be tracked again,
// The command should be:
// git add -f *.java