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What are JFM, MDL files in Visual Studio Database Project?

I am trying to create a Visual Studio Database project to ensure my databases are scripted and version controlled. Post creating the project file I see the following files being created in the folder

.sln (Solution File) (Need to checkin, IMHO)
.sqlproj (.SQL Project File) (Need to checkin, IMHO)
.sqlproj.user (My guess is that it can be added to .gitignore)

.jfm (Could not understand the significance of this file)
.mdl (Could not understand the significance of this file)


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When you deal with Git using Visual Studio, the generated default .gitignore file marks .user and .jml as ignored. The .mdl files are not ignored.

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VaibhavChaudhari answered

JFM, MDL should be temporary files. I usually stage only required files like .sln, .sqlproject and checking the staged changes


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