You just started a new project that a team has working on for a while and like to add your code into the codebase. Or you want to use a well-known webapp template for your new project.
You wrote the code, made your tests and then added your "piece of magic" text but it doesn't show up in
git status not showing your file or directory. Also you can't check manually
.gitignore since it is 450 lines long.
The solution? Use built-in git command
$ git check-ignore -v filename
For instance; you wrote
bashscripts for some automation and added them in a directory called
scripts in the project root. When you use
check-ignore it would give some output like below:
Which basically says: on the line "274"
[Ss]cripts causes to ignore your
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