On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:07 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> *1* "blame" is an oddball (and I suspect the recent log -Ln,m:path
>     may share the same) in that it really wants a concret path, not
>     a pathspec, so you cannot even say
>         cd Documentation; git blame :/Makefile
>     I think the right fix is to teach it that the argument it has
>     been taking as a pathname is actually a pathspec, match the
>     pathspec with appropriate place (either in the working tree, or
>     in the commit we start digging from), and use the path that the
>     pathspec matches to a single one (otherwise barf).

You should have CCed me when it's about pathspec :) At least we can
safely turn on :/ trick for git-blame and reject other features (like
globbing) that blame can't handle. I'll look into how easy/hard to
make git-blame support pathspec.
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