[svnbook commit] r2589 - branches/ora-2e-reorg/src/en/book

cmpilato noreply at red-bean.com
Tue Jan 2 11:13:03 CST 2007

Author: cmpilato
Date: Tue Jan  2 11:13:02 2007
New Revision: 2589


* src/en/book/ch-advanced-topics.xml
  Finish ticket #25 by adding a warning block describing the scope of
  the Subversion ignorable file pattern support.

Modified: branches/ora-2e-reorg/src/en/book/ch-advanced-topics.xml
--- branches/ora-2e-reorg/src/en/book/ch-advanced-topics.xml	(original)
+++ branches/ora-2e-reorg/src/en/book/ch-advanced-topics.xml	Tue Jan  2 11:13:02 2007
@@ -1241,6 +1241,18 @@
       result of a conversion of some source DocBook XML files to a
       more legible output format.</para>
+    <warning>
+      <para>Subversion's support for ignorable file patterns extends
+        only to the one-time process of adding currently unversioned
+        files and directories to version control.  Once an object is
+        under Subversion's watchkeep, the ignore pattern mechanisms no
+        longer apply to it.  In other words, don't expect Subversion
+        to avoid committing changes you've made to a versioned file
+        simply because that file's name matches an ignore
+        pattern—Subversion <emphasis>always</emphasis> notices
+        all of its versioned resources.</para>
+    </warning>
       <title>Ignore Patterns for CVS Users</title>

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