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Fix and clean top .gitignore

Removed vmlinux* rule because it matches too many useful files, replacing
it with rules matching filetype by filename (e.g. *.gz). Also unignored
.mailmap from the top directory. Added a comment telling the user how to
check for tracked files being ignored.

Signed-off-by: Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu <eduard.munteanu@linux360.ro>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -3,6 +3,10 @@
# subdirectories here. Add them in the ".gitignore" file
# in that subdirectory instead.
#
+# NOTE! Please use 'git-ls-files -i --exclude-standard'
+# command after changing this file, to see if there are
+# any tracked files which get ignored after the change.
+#
# Normal rules
#
.*
@@ -18,19 +22,21 @@
*.lst
*.symtypes
*.order
+*.elf
+*.bin
+*.gz
#
# Top-level generic files
#
tags
TAGS
-vmlinux*
-!vmlinux.lds.S
-!vmlinux.lds.h
+vmlinux
System.map
Module.markers
Module.symvers
!.gitignore
+!.mailmap
#
# Generated include files

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