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Re: Change .gitignore for building w/ Windows and VC++

From: Pierre Joye <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:49:45 +0100


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:56 PM, Anthony Perez <> wrote:
> I'm using curl as a submodule in a project of mine, and following the
> build instructions in winbuild/BUILD.WINDOWS.txt, I get a couple new
> *.h files under the include/curl directory for the corresponding build
> directory. At that point git thinks there's new files it needs to
> track for curl, and therefore my main project also complains because
> the curl submodule has changes to commit.
> To clear this up, I forked the curl project on my github account,
> branched off to "update-gitignore-for-windows", and added "builds" to
> the .gitignore file right after "Debug" and "Release", which resolves
> the problem.

The builds should happen under ../builds/<configname>, not in the src
repository. Did you change the makefiles? maybe you found a bug :)


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