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Re: [PATCH 2/2] diffcore-pickaxe: add --pickaxe-raw-diff for use with -G




On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 02:54:48AM +0200, Eugeniu Rosca wrote:

> > This is unrelated to --pickaxe-raw-diff, -U<n> just implies -p in
> > general. See e.g. "git log -U1".
> 
> Oops. Since I use `-U<n>` mostly with `git show`, I missed the
> implication. You are right. Then, my question is how users are
> going to (quote from commit description):
> 
> > >> > [..] search [..] through an arbitrary amount of
> > >> > context lines when combined with -U<n>.
> 
> and achieve a `git log --oneline` report, given that -U<n> unfolds
> the commits?

You can use "-s" to suppress patch output; as long as it comes after -U
on the command-line, it will countermand the patch-format part.

(Of course it doesn't matter until we have a raw-diff grep, since
otherwise the context lines do not matter at all, and you should just
omit -U entirely).

-Peff