On Thu, 18 Aug 2016, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:
> > On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 02:46:28PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> >> With this patch, --batch can be combined with --textconv or --filters.
> >> For this to work, the input needs to have the form
> >> <object name><single white space><path>
> >> so that the filters can be chosen appropriately.
> > The object name can have spaces in it, too. E.g.:
> > HEAD:path with spaces
> > or even:
> > :/grep for this
> When I wrote my review, I didn't consider this use case.
> There is no -z format in --batch, which is unfortunate. If we had
> one, it would trivially make it possible to do so, and we can even
> have paths with LF in them ;-). On the other hand, producing a NUL
> separated input is a chore.
I think it would make for a fine little project to add support for --batch
Just not in this here patch series.
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