Re: bug when combined with etckeeper
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Naja Melan
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From
Jeff King
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2018-10-10 14:33:33 UTC
On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:33:00AM +0000, Naja Melan wrote:

> I ran into a strange bug. In the following script the commit at the end will fail with: 
> 
> > The following paths are ignored by one of your .gitignore files:
> > .etckeeper
> > Use -f if you really want to add them.
> 
> Note that there is no .gitignore file and no `.etckeeper` file in the
> repository, there is nothing in .git/exclude.

That's weird. Do you have any git-related environment variables set? Or
anything in your config that might be pointing git to an alternate
repository or working tree?

Try:

  env | grep GIT

and:

  git config --list --show-origin

-Peff