On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 07:03:00PM +0000, Anatoly Borodin wrote:

> is there a good reason why
> 
>       git fetch -vpnf
> 
> works like
> 
>       git fetch -v -p -n -f
> 
> and
>       
>       git commit -avem msg
> 
> works like
> 
>       git commit -a -v -e -m msg
> 
> etc etc, but
> 
>       git log -wWp
> 
> says
> 
>       fatal: unrecognized argument: -wWp

Yes. The reason is that the arguments to git-log are passed to the
revision.c parser, which predates our parse_options() infrastructure,
and does not understand bundled options.

It could be updated to use parse_options(), but nobody has done so yet.

-Peff

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