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Re: log -S/-G (aka pickaxe) searches binary files by default




On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 4:52 PM, Thomas Braun
<thomas.braun@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I happen to have quite large binary files in my repos.
>
> Today I realized that a line like
> git log -G a
> searches also files found to be binary (or explicitly marked as binary).
>
> Is that on purpose?

No, it's a mere oversight (as I do not think I never even thought
about special casing binary
files from day one, it is unlikely that you would find _any_ old
version of Git that behaves
differently).