You have a file which you now want to ignore, such as a compiled css file, but git is already tracking it.
First, add the path to your
Then, in git bash, we want to clear the cache, so run these commands:
git rm -r --cached . git add . git commit -m ".gitignore is now working"
Now push your changes and be free of these bothersome files!
More info: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11451535/gitignore-not-working