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GeneralWindows Search in Windows 10 not indexing folders that have a .git subfolder Pin
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markrlondon15-Oct-20 5:13
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markrlondon wrote:
In my earlier experimentation I tried temporarily removing the ".git" folder but I didn't think to rename it. Doh. And, indeed, renaming it does allow the folder in which it lives to be indexed and searched. So it seems from this that it is a hardcoded issue to do with ".git" folders.

Ah, after some further experimentation it's not just any ".git" folder: It would seem that the ".git" folder must have some real Git files in it, although I've not gone to the effort of figuring out which ones.

So it looks like Windows Search is trying (and failing) to do hardcoded clever things with the contents of ".git" folders. Which, I know from experience, is entirely unnecessary since no knowledge of Git is needed to correctly index the current status of a project managed by Git.
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