On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 11:15:52AM -0700, Jeff King wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 09:52:51AM -0700, Brandon Williams wrote:
> > removed function prototypes from pathspec.h which don't have a
> > corresponding implementation.
> I'm always curious of the "why" in cases like this. Did we forget to add
> them? Did they get renamed? Did they go away?
> Looks like the latter; 5a76aff (add: convert to use parse_pathspec,
> 2013-07-14) just forgot to remove them.
I should have done a better job of not just providing the answer, but
showing how. The easiest tool here is "git log -S":
git log -1 -p -Scheck_path_for_gitlink
(and then you can see that the whole function went away there).