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Re: Add more files to .gitignore


In data martedì 30 giugno 2015 08:46:27, Pino Toscano ha scritto:
> while working on the previous patches, I noticed a number of generated
> files are not part of .gitignore, so git shows them in the status
> output.
> Attached there is a patch for it to ignore most of them.

Thanks Mark and Josh for the feedback provided!

Attached there is a new version of the patch, which also anchors some of 
the existing filenames to their locations.

Pino Toscano
>From 30bb65002358b212909f61eaa832fddf68e1a06e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Pino Toscano <>
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2015 09:55:40 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Fix/improve .gitignore

Fill the .gitignore with more generated files, such as:
- test executables
- results of the automake testing framework (*.log and *.trs)
- sources generated by flex and bison
- generated *.mnemonics files in libcpu
- the helper libcpu/i386_gendis tool
- *.so.1 symlinks

Also, anchor existing filenames to their location when

Signed-off-by: Pino Toscano <>
 .gitignore | 141 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
 ChangeLog  |   5 +++
 2 files changed, 120 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)

diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
index 8e33bb9..dfd0c4a 100644
--- a/.gitignore
+++ b/.gitignore
@@ -1,43 +1,132 @@
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index a17f522..afa5905 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2015-07-11  Pino Toscano  <>
+	* .gitignore: Add more generated files, and anchor some of the
+	existing ones.
 2015-06-19  Mark Wielaard  <>
 	* Set version to 0.163.

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