Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab <at> gmail.com> writes:

> This would be so much more convenient if git-grep supported it natively:
> $ git grep -n 'if \(0\)' | perl -pe's/([^:]+):([^:]+).*/`git blame -L
> $2,$2 $1`/se'
> d18f76dc (Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2010-08-17 09:24:38 +0000 2278)   if (0)
> 65648283 (David Brown 2007-12-25 19:56:29 -0800 433) if (0) {
> I.e. with all the coloring/pager interaction. Some Googling around
> reveals people piping things to git-blame like that, but has anyone
> made a stab at a smarter implementation (that would know to blame the
> whole file if it had lots of hits etc..).
> Don't know if I have time myself, but I'd be very pleased if someone
> hacked that up.

Errr... 'git blame -L' supports regexps as starting and ending point,
see git-blame(1) manpage:

    git blame -L '/^sub hello {/,/^}$/' foo

It does not color matching, though...
Jakub Narębski

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