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authorJunio C Hamano <>2006-09-28 00:50:52 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-09-28 06:59:09 (GMT)
commit0ab7befa31d07fe3ffb51a6cc626d4c09ded1c92 (patch)
treee72f754dde2eb05fa8da2c1acfbcf5b03cbdc5e9 /Documentation/git-grep.txt
parent2d5b459107cf07bbb307cfb196c2007c497a6dd2 (diff)
grep --all-match
This lets you say: git grep --all-match -e A -e B -e C to find lines that match A or B or C but limit the matches from the files that have all of A, B and C. This is different from git grep -e A --and -e B --and -e C in that the latter looks for a single line that has all of these at the same time. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-grep.txt b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
index d8af4d9..bfbece9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-grep.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ SYNOPSIS
[-v | --invert-match] [-h|-H] [--full-name]
[-E | --extended-regexp] [-G | --basic-regexp] [-F | --fixed-strings]
[-n] [-l | --files-with-matches] [-L | --files-without-match]
- [-c | --count]
+ [-c | --count] [--all-match]
[-A <post-context>] [-B <pre-context>] [-C <context>]
[-f <file>] [-e] <pattern> [--and|--or|--not|(|)|-e <pattern>...]
@@ -96,6 +96,11 @@ OPTIONS
higher precedence than `--or`. `-e` has to be used for all
+ When giving multiple pattern expressions combined with `--or`,
+ this flag is specified to limit the match to files that
+ have lines to match all of them.
Search blobs in the trees for specified patterns.
@@ -111,6 +116,10 @@ git grep -e \'#define\' --and \( -e MAX_PATH -e PATH_MAX \)::
Looks for a line that has `#define` and either `MAX_PATH` or
+git grep --all-match -e NODE -e Unexpected::
+ Looks for a line that has `NODE` or `Unexpected` in
+ files that have lines that match both.
Originally written by Linus Torvalds <>, later