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Visual C++: Files for Version Control

📅 2010-Nov-05 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ version control system ⬩ 📚 Archive

A directory containing a Visual C++ solution contains a lot of files. Some of these are essential to the solution, like the source files. Most of the files are generated by Visual Studio to help with Intellisense or as a memory dump or during compilation. These are not essential.

If you are using a version control system (like Mercurial), you only need to checkin the essential files. These are: