Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Thomas Rast <tr...@inf.ethz.ch> writes:
>> If you define it that way, the output of
>>   git blame -L 4,6; git blame -L /A/,+20
>> is significantly different from
>>   git blame -L 4,6 -L /A/,+20
>> Not just in the presentation or any possible coalescing, but in the
>> meaning of the ranges.
>> Do you really want to make it that way?
> Absolutely.  The primary reason I want to be able to specify two
> ranges at the same time is to follow two functions in a file that
> appear in separate places, and /A/ might not be unique.  When I want
> to say "I want to see from here to there, and then from here to
> there, and then from here to there", it would be very frustrating if
> "and then" resets what I mean by "here" every time and make these
> three evaluated independently.

Ok, fair enough.  That is at least an argument other than "trust me, I
care deeply" :-)

But still, log -L should then be changed to match this behavior (for all
args affecting a single file).  Currently it always does the scan for
the start of the range from line 1 of the file.

Thomas Rast
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