Re: git log -S or -G
- Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2018 18:22:57 +0200
- From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: git log -S or -G
On Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 5:16 PM Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Git log -S or -G make it possible to find commits that have particular
> words in the changed lines. Sometimes it would be helpful to search for
> words in the removed lines or in the added lines specifically. From the
> implementation, I had the impression that this would be easy to implement.
> The main question would be how to allow the user to specify what is
As far as I know this isn't possible. The --diff-filter option is
similar in spirit, but e.g. adding "foo" and then removing it from an
existing file will both be covered under --diff-filter=M, so that
isn't what you're looking for.