Simple emacs mode for .gitignore files.
Through the power of generic-mode, adding the following lines to your
.emacs file will add syntax-coloring support for
.svnignore, etc. files. And by "syntax-coloring" I mean that lines that start with a
# will be marked as comments.
(require 'generic-x) (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\..*ignore$" . hosts-generic-mode))
Actually, any text after an un-escaped
# will be marked as a comment, which isn't the way Git and SVN interpret those files. (TODO: it would be pretty simple to add a dot-ignore-generic-mode that handles this correctly.)
Published 13 May 2013