Jeff King <> writes:

> And stating it that way makes it clear that there may be other missing
> steps (3 and up) to apply other gitattributes. For example, should "git
> show $blob" respect crlf attributes? Smudge filters?

Yeah, I think applying these when path is availble may make sense.

Are we going to teach cat-file to honor them with "--textconv" and
possibly other new options?

Or should the "--textconv" imply application of these other filters?
I am tempted to say yes, but I haven't thought things through...

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