Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

>> there are people out there disliking elaborate commit messages, as going
>> over `git log` is tedious as you have to scroll a lot. As I do not like
>> the suggestion to make commit messages shorter by omitting certain
>> details, a way to limit the number displayed lines of the commit
>> messages would be nice to have.
> Have you tried gitk or tig?  They split the screen so you can browse
> through commits, one per line, in one half and read the corresponding
> commit messages and patches in the other.

Or inside "less" that is spawned by "git log -p", I often say this:

    /^commit .*|^diff --git .*<ENTER>

and navigate with 'n' and 'p'.

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