Yep... just touch an empty .gitignore inside the directory is the
I followed the archived long git thread around why it doesn't index
empty directories... there's a reason... but it also came down to
those wanting it never contributed a solution (though linus did help
with stubbing out an approach w/ code).
Can you ignore "[^.]*" instead?
My read of the man page said the globbing wasn't that smart, but I
just tried it and it worked.