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2008-09-05log --author/--committer: really match only with name partJunio C Hamano
When we tried to find commits done by AUTHOR, the first implementation tried to pattern match a line with "^author .*AUTHOR", which later was enhanced to strip leading caret and look for "^author AUTHOR" when the search pattern was anchored at the left end (i.e. --author="^AUTHOR"). This had a few problems: * When looking for fixed strings (e.g. "git log -F --author=x --grep=y"), the regexp internally used "^author .*x" would never match anything; * To match at the end (e.g. "git log --author='>$'"), the generated regexp has to also match the trailing timestamp part the commit header lines have. Also, in order to determine if the '$' at the end means "match at the end of the line" or just a literal dollar sign (probably backslash-quoted), we would need to parse the regexp ourselves. An earlier alternative tried to make sure that a line matches "^author " (to limit by field name) and the user supplied pattern at the same time. While it solved the -F problem by introducing a special override for matching the "^author ", it did not solve the trailing timestamp nor tail match problem. It also would have matched every commit if --author=author was asked for, not because the author's email part had this string, but because every commit header line that talks about the author begins with that field name, regardleses of who wrote it. Instead of piling more hacks on top of hacks, this rethinks the grep machinery that is used to look for strings in the commit header, and makes sure that (1) field name matches literally at the beginning of the line, followed by a SP, and (2) the user supplied pattern is matched against the remainder of the line, excluding the trailing timestamp data. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2007-06-05Move buffer_is_binary() to xdiff-interface.hJohannes Schindelin
We already have two instances where we want to determine if a buffer contains binary data as opposed to text. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2006-12-20simplify inclusion of system header files.Junio C Hamano
This is a mechanical clean-up of the way *.c files include system header files. (1) sources under compat/, platform sha-1 implementations, and xdelta code are exempt from the following rules; (2) the first #include must be "git-compat-util.h" or one of our own header file that includes it first (e.g. config.h, builtin.h, pkt-line.h); (3) system headers that are included in "git-compat-util.h" need not be included in individual C source files. (4) "git-compat-util.h" does not have to include subsystem specific header files (e.g. expat.h). Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2006-09-28grep --all-matchJunio C Hamano
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 <>
2006-09-27grep: fix --fixed-strings combined with expression.Junio C Hamano
"git grep --fixed-strings -e GIT --and -e VERSION .gitignore" misbehaved because we did not notice this needs to grab lines that have the given two fixed strings at the same time. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2006-09-27grep: free expressions and patterns when done.Junio C Hamano
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2006-09-20Update grep internal for grepping only in head/bodyJunio C Hamano
This further updates the built-in grep engine so that we can say something like "this pattern should match only in head". This can be used to simplify grepping in the log messages. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2006-09-20builtin-grep: make pieces of it available as library.Junio C Hamano
This makes three functions and associated option structures from builtin-grep available from other parts of the system. * options to drive built-in grep engine is stored in struct grep_opt; * pattern strings and extended grep expressions are added to struct grep_opt with append_grep_pattern(); * when finished calling append_grep_pattern(), call compile_grep_patterns() to prepare for execution; * call grep_buffer() to find matches in the in-core buffer. This also adds an internal option "status_only" to grep_opt, which suppresses any output from grep_buffer(). Callers of the function as library can use it to check if there is a match without producing any output. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>