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DDC-2215: [GH-543] Make doctrine a Light-weight distribution package in Composer #2912

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Jira issue originally created by user @beberlei:

This issue is created automatically through a Github pull request on behalf of carlosbuenosvinos:

Url: #543

Message:

In order to save space and bandwidth when installing doctrine using Composer, I have added .gitattributes removing files and folders unnecessary when using doctrine as a dependecy.

(extracted from http://getcomposer.org/doc/02-libraries.md#light-weight-distribution-packages)

Including the tests and other useless information like .travis.yml in distributed packages is not a good idea.

The .gitattributes file is a git specific file like .gitignore also living at the root directory of your library. It overrides local and global configuration (.git/config and ~/.gitconfig respectively) when present and tracked by git.

Use .gitattributes to prevent unwanted files from bloating the zip distribution packages.

// .gitattributes
/Tests export-ignore
phpunit.xml.dist export-ignore
Resources/doc/ export-ignore
.travis.yml export-ignore
Test it by inspecting the zip file generated manually:

git archive branchName --format zip -o file.zip

Note: Files would be still tracked by git just not included in the distribution. This will only work for GitHub packages installed from dist (i.e. tagged releases) for now.

@doctrinebot

Issue was closed with resolution "Fixed"

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Comment created by @doctrinebot:

A related Github Pull-Request [GH-543] was closed:
doctrine/dbal#543

@doctrinebot

Comment created by @doctrinebot:

A related Github Pull-Request [GH-543] was assigned:
#543

@beberlei beberlei was assigned by doctrinebot
@doctrinebot doctrinebot added this to the 2.4 milestone
@doctrinebot doctrinebot closed this
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