[PATCH 2 of 2] ignore: document the new behaviour of ui.ignore config option

Isaac Jurado diptongo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 17:29:41 CDT 2013


# HG changeset patch
# User Isaac Jurado <diptongo at gmail.com>
# Date 1378938391 -7200
#      Thu Sep 12 00:26:31 2013 +0200
# Node ID 105b0a34dc88c8413df2442d8d2e09a6369046eb
# Parent  d0fab8d442d448c630394e7ea0a01c5c0308b340
ignore: document the new behaviour of ui.ignore config option

diff --git a/mercurial/help/config.txt b/mercurial/help/config.txt
--- a/mercurial/help/config.txt
+++ b/mercurial/help/config.txt
@@ -1161,11 +1161,13 @@
     UTF-8. Default is ISO-8859-1.
 
 ``ignore``
-    A file to read per-user ignore patterns from. This file should be
-    in the same format as a repository-wide .hgignore file. This
-    option supports hook syntax, so if you want to specify multiple
-    ignore files, you can do so by setting something like
-    ``ignore.other = ~/.hgignore2``. For details of the ignore file
+    A file to read per-user ignore patterns from. Absolute paths are used as
+    defined and relative paths are based on the repository root. Initial tilde
+    and environment variables are replaced.
+    This file should be in the same format as a repository-wide
+    .hgignore file.  This option supports hook syntax, so if you want to
+    specify multiple ignore files, you can do so by setting something
+    like ``ignore.other = ~/.hgignore2``. For details of the ignore file
     format, see the ``hgignore(5)`` man page.
 
 ``interactive``



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