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Generate .gitignore templates from the command line

Project description

A CLI utility to create .gitignore files, to keep your source control so fresh and so clean clean.



$ pip install -U gig


In the shell…

$ gig Python Ruby

Or, programmatically, in Python…

>>> import gig
>>> gig.generate_gitignore(["Clojure"])
u'\n### Clojure ###\nLeiningen.gitignore'

You can also generate global .gitignore_global files. For more info, see here.

$ gig OSX SublimeText Linux --global

To get a list of available templates…

$ gig list
$ gig list --global

For more help, run gig --help.


  • Python >= 2.7 or >= 3.3
  • Internet connection


MIT Licensed.


0.2.1 (09/26/2013)

  • Remove gig version number from headers.

0.2.0 (09/09/2013)

  • Add support for global gitignore files.

0.1.0 (09/07/2013)

  • First release

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