Keep .DS_Store files out of your Git projects when developing on a Mac
Following Alex Miller's note on git ignore files I added this to my .gitconfig file in my home directory:
excludesfile = ".gitexcludes"
And created also in my home directory the file .gitexcludes with this in it:
Not sure yet if that relative path approach will work, or if I'll have to specify /home/ben/.gitexcludes...