- Create the directory. Git will not track an empty directory, but use the following trick.
- Inside that directory, create an invisible file in that directory called “.keep” by running this command in your MacOS / Linux terminal:
- Now when you run
git statusyou’ll see that Git is now recognizing and tracking the directory!
Note that you can call this file whatever you want - the
. at the beginning makes the file invisible, and the
keep is just a standard way of naming these types of files in Linux.