I have a note attached to a commit, but the text of the note isn't
treated as part of the commit for the purposes of grep. For example:
git commit --allow-empty -m 'Blank commit.'
git notes add -m 'Find me!'
git log --show-notes --regexp-ignore-case --grep=find
This doesn't match anything. Expected behavior is that this will match
the commit that contains "Find me!" in the notes.
As an example use case, consider ticket integration, where you may
want to add a ticket ID to a commit long after it's been pushed. You
don't want to rewind the branch, or push a rebase, so a note seems
like a sensible place to store a ticket ID. However, if the notes
aren't part of the commit, this will break integration with tools like
Pivotal Tracker that search the commits, and it will also require you
to use an external grep and some custom parsing to find related commit
I'm sure there are other use cases. This just happens to be mine right now.
What is the right way to include notes in log searches, especially if
the end goal is to find the related commit ID?
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