Michael J Gruber <g...@drmicha.warpmail.net> writes:

> From: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
> Our "grep" allows complex boolean expressions to be formed to match
> each individual line with operators like --and, '(', ')' and --not.
> Introduce the "--debug" option to show the parse tree to help people
> who want to debug and enhance it.
> Also "log" learns "--debug-grep" option to do the same.  The command

This was actually a leftover incorrect message.

When we introduce the equivalent of

    $ git grep -e foo --and --not \( -e bar -e baz \)

to the log family in some distant future, we may end up having to
disambiguate the "--not" (which means something completely different
for the log family) meant for the grep part by doing

    $ git log --grep=foo --grep-and --grep-not \
        --grep-\( --grep=bar --grep=baz --grep-\)

or something like that, and the code says --grep-debug because that
would fit better than --debug-grep.

Other than that, the patch looks good ;-)
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