There's content in it but it's autogenerated as a consequence of
building the project. It's not hand edited.
On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 3:24 AM Maarten Mulders <[hidden email]> wrote:
> It depends a bit... Is it an empty file? Or is there any content in it,
> perhaps meaningful to share within a development team?
> On March 3, 2020 at 22:17, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> > Some versions ago the Maven Checkstyle plugin (or perhaps checkstyle
> > itself) began writing a .checkstyle file into the directory. This
> > shows up when you run `mvn verify` and is listed a new file in git.
> > It's autogenerated and I think we can ignore it. I don't think we want
> > to check it in, so I propose we simply add it to .gitignore wherever
> > it appears. E.g.
> > https://github.com/apache/maven-shared-utils/pull/9/files > >
> > Does anyone want to argue that we should include it in the repo?