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From: Francis Moreau <francis.moro@gmail.com>
To: "René Scharfe" <rene.scharfe@lsrfire.ath.cx>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Johannes Sixt <j6t@kdbg.org>
Subject: Re: Can't find the revelant commit with git-log
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:57:07 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2k4hn6cek.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4D440FED.2010203@lsrfire.ath.cx> (=?iso-8859-1?Q?=22Ren=E9?= Scharfe"'s message of "Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:02:37 +0100")

René Scharfe <rene.scharfe@lsrfire.ath.cx> writes:

> Am 29.01.2011 13:52, schrieb Francis Moreau:
>> René Scharfe <rene.scharfe@lsrfire.ath.cx> writes:
>> 
>>> Am 26.01.2011 19:11, schrieb René Scharfe:
>
>>>> - Make git grep report non-matching path specs (new feature).
>>>
>>> This is a bit complicated because grep can work on files, index entries
>>> as well as versioned objects and supports wildcards,
>>> so it's not that easy to tell if a path spec matches something or is a
>>> rather typo.  But it's not impossible either, of course.
>> 
>> I don't understand this for the following use case:
>> 
>>    $ cd ~/linux-2.6/drivers/pci/
>>    $ git grep blacklist v2.6.27 -- drivers/pci/intel-iommu.c
>> 
>> From what you said, it sounds that git grep is actually searching the
>> string 'somewhere'. But where ?
>
> All files in the directory are looked at and checked if they match the
> given path spec first.  Since none of them do, no actual text search has
> to take place.

and in this case, it is complicated to tell that the given path spec
match nothing. right ?

-- 
Francis

  reply	other threads:[~2011-01-29 13:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-25  9:01 Can't find the revelant commit with git-log Francis Moreau
2011-01-25 16:12 ` René Scharfe
2011-01-25 17:44   ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26  8:36     ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 10:44       ` Johannes Sixt
2011-01-26 20:56         ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 21:03           ` Sverre Rabbelier
2011-01-26 21:08             ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 21:14               ` Sverre Rabbelier
2011-01-26 21:31                 ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 21:24               ` Junio C Hamano
2011-01-26 21:32                 ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 18:11       ` René Scharfe
2011-01-28 20:29         ` René Scharfe
2011-01-29  0:02           ` Junio C Hamano
2011-01-29  2:34             ` René Scharfe
2011-01-29  5:47               ` Junio C Hamano
2011-01-29 20:26                 ` René Scharfe
2011-02-01 21:28                   ` Junio C Hamano
2011-02-07 22:51                   ` Junio C Hamano
2011-02-10 18:50                     ` René Scharfe
2011-01-29 20:26               ` René Scharfe
2011-01-28 22:01         ` René Scharfe
2011-01-29 12:52           ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-29 13:02             ` René Scharfe
2011-01-29 13:57               ` Francis Moreau [this message]
2011-01-29 15:17                 ` René Scharfe
2011-01-26  9:01   ` Francis Moreau
2011-01-26 18:39     ` René Scharfe
2011-01-26 19:50       ` Francis Moreau

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