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Adding .gitignore to commons-lang #8
Added .gitignore to the project in order to make working with git easier, and avoid accidentally commiting files that should not be commited.
These patches currently introduce two sets of ignored files:
I'll happily add other files (e.g., Eclipse's file, other IDEs) if you wish.
we have discussed your patch on the dev ML . Your primary SCM is SVN but .gitignore files don't hurt anybody. As Oliver Hegen pointed out in the discussion, it makes sense to align .gitignore with svn:ignore, which is:
Can you modify your patch to reflect svn:ignore?
@mureinik - thanks for the update.
I've applied your patch to the SVN repository. It will probably not be visible at github until the next sync of the git mirror. Since SVN is our primary SCM, we cannot use the handy pull function provided by github :-) I have created an issue in the Apache JIRA  so that your contribution is traceable.
Thanks for contributing!