From the cycle "Topic of the day" - .gitignore: how big is too big?

Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Sat Mar 21 22:56:58 PDT 2015

On 3/21/15 8:54 PM, Daniel Murphy wrote:
> "Andrei Alexandrescu"  wrote in message
> news:mel52r$252b$1 at
>> I've left a comment recently at
>> So what's the deal with that? Whenever a new tool leaves some trash,
>> do we chalk a circle on the pavement around it?
> We add it to the .gitignore, then forget about it forever.  Having a
> long gitignore doesn't cost us anything.

... but complicated/wrong clean rules in makefiles and clutter in ls. We 
should clean our shit. -- Andrei

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