Matthieu Moy <> writes:

> Grepping through the binary, on the other hand, can very well make
> sense, like:
> $ git grep foo
> file.txt: some instance of foo
> binary file bar.bin matches


I am moderately negative on making it the default, mostly because it
goes against established expectations, but I did not mean to say
that an ability to pass blob contents through textconv before
running grep should not exist.  It would be a good option to have.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at

Reply via email to