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From: Bagas Sanjaya <>
To: Weishi Zeng <>,
Subject: Re: [Bug Report] git log -L:<funcname>:<file>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 10:18:18 +0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Weishi,

On 20/05/21 07.11, Weishi Zeng wrote:
> Summary:
> git log -L:<funcname>:<file>
> would fail if there's any java-style comment that appears before the
> <funcname> string in the file.
> Details:
> Thank you for filling out a Git bug report!
> Please answer the following questions to help us understand your issue.
> What did you do before the bug happened? (Steps to reproduce your issue)
> git log -L:'myFunction':~/
> The file is a java file that contains comment before the function name.
> E.g.
> /**
> * comments will interrupt the regex match
> */
> private static void myFunction() {}
> What did you expect to happen? (Expected behavior)
> As described, it should return me the commit history that touched this function
> What happened instead? (Actual behavior)
> It returns error:
> fatal: -L parameter 'myFunction' starting at line 1: no match
> Anything else you want to add:
> If the function name string to search for appears before any
> java-style comment, it returns a valid response.

I can't reproduce this issue on my system (Ubuntu 20.04) using latest Git
(2.32.0-rc0), compiled with gcc 9.3.0.

Please compile latest Git on your system, repeat and report.

An old man doll... just what I always wanted! - Clara

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20  3:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-20  0:11 Weishi Zeng
2021-05-20  3:18 ` Bagas Sanjaya [this message]
2021-05-20  6:45   ` Weishi Zeng
2021-05-20  7:05 ` Atharva Raykar

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