Jeff King <> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 09:46:42AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Jeff King <> writes:
>> > Hmm. So I think this is a nice feature for some people, but I wonder if
>> > we would run into any plumbing compatibility issues. People do tend to
>> > use "log" as plumbing (since rev-list is not as capable). On the other
>> > hand, I'd think most internal uses of "log --grep" would be passing
>> > something along from the user, and the user would be happy to have it
>> > interpreted by their chosen set of rules.
>> This does make "rev-list --grep" aware of the configuration but at
>> the same time --basic-regexp and friends are also available to it.
> Does it?

Ah, it doesn't.

You can still say "rev-list --perl-regexp --grep=pcre" but that is
not what 6/6 does.
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