Jeff King venit, vidit, dixit 25.09.2012 02:42:
> On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 05:07:04PM +0200, Michael J Gruber wrote:
>>> If we linked with an embeddable scripting language interpreter
>>> (e.g. lua, tcl, guile, ...), it may be a more practical enhancement,
>>> though.
>> Yes, the idea is "extend, don't embed" the other way round, so to say. I
>> still think extending "git log" so that it can call a script with commit
>> info already in the environment gives a more convenient approach then
>> "embedding git rev-list" into your own script. It's not more performant,
>> of course.
> I think Junio is going the other way than you think. That is, you still
> run rev-list, but rather than call a sub-program, you call a snippet of
> an embeddable script. Which is the same idea as yours, but theoretically
> way faster.
>> I just see many more requests of the type "grep notes" coming, i.e.
>> limitting based on other commit info, or in a different way then already
>> possible. Just image you want to find out who's responsible for those
>> commits in git.git with subject lengths > 100 ;)
> Like this:
>   git log --lua-filter='return subject().len > 100'
> ? :)

Like this! :)

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