On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote: >> In any case, what is the _preferred_ way to path-limit "git log" to >> Documentation/RelNotes, when my cwd is t/? > > If you want worktree root no matter where you stand, use "git log -- > :/Documentation/RelNotes". The idea is ":" starts some "magic" in path > handling, but for now there is only ":/". Or if you don't like magic, > `git rev-parse --git-dir` should give you worktree's root to start > with.
Ah, ok, that's exactly what I wanted. Then I guess "cd t && git log -- /Documentation" should have never worked in the first place, and I question about "git log -- /Documentation/RelNotes" was misguided. Thanks for clearing up my confusion. ...Johan -- Johan Herland, <jo...@herland.net> www.herland.net -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html