I'm a new user of Git and my project has many files like "file[a].txt" that I want to ignore. Via the Sourcetree GUI I would ignore various files but then I would still see some seemingly-just-ignored files still as untracked in the GUI.
This really confused me, but luckily I tried another GUI (SmartGit) and managed to ignore these special files via their GUI.
Manually inspected the .gitignore file, I see that Sourcetree did not properly escape these special files properly, which is why they were showing up as untracked. Sourcetree- vs SmartGit-created .gitignore look like this (in DIFF style):
Notice the incorrect escaping of the square brackets. I assume this is a bug in Sourcetree that needs fixing?
PS. I'm using Sourcetree 188.8.131.52 on Win10 x64.
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