We support backslash escape, but we hide the details behind the phrase "a shell glob suitable for consumption by fnmatch(3)". So it may not be obvious how one can get literal # or ! at the beginning of pattern. Add a few lines on how to work around the magic characters.
Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com> --- On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 8:21 PM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote: > It works fine for me with asciidoc 8.6.7. <sigh> 8.6.5 works. I don't care deeply as I read .txt anyway. Here it goes again with examples. Documentation/gitignore.txt | 8 ++++++-- 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/gitignore.txt b/Documentation/gitignore.txt index 96639e0..0bcf079 100644 --- a/Documentation/gitignore.txt +++ b/Documentation/gitignore.txt @@ -73,12 +73,16 @@ PATTERN FORMAT - A blank line matches no files, so it can serve as a separator for readability. - - A line starting with # serves as a comment. + - A line starting with "`#`" serves as a comment. + Use "`\#`" instead for patterns that begin with "`#`", + for example, "`\#backup#.txt`". - - An optional prefix '!' which negates the pattern; any + - An optional prefix "`!`" which negates the pattern; any matching file excluded by a previous pattern will become included again. If a negated pattern matches, this will override lower precedence patterns sources. + Use "`\!`" instead for patterns that begin with "`!`", + for example, "`\!important!.txt`". - If the pattern ends with a slash, it is removed for the purpose of the following description, but it would only find -- 22.214.171.124.406.g6ab07c4 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html