On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 2:35 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Michael Giuffrida <michae...@chromium.org> writes:
>> Is this expected behavior, and if so, why/where is this documented?
> I do not think "git grep" was designed to do multi-line anything,
> with or without lookahead. If you imagine that the implementation
> attempts its matches line-by-line, does that explain the observed
No. If it worked line-by-line, it would produce more results. It is
not producing the expected matches because it *is* considering the
previous line in negative lookbehind, when I don't want or expect it
to. Thus it throws out results that should match.
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