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
@@ -73,12 +73,16 @@ PATTERN FORMAT
- A blank line matches no files, so it can serve as a separator
- - 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
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