Jeff King <> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 03:54:02AM -0700, Jeff King wrote:
>> We need to revert that commit before the release. It can either be
>> replaced with:
>>   1. A "--split" (or similar) option to use the behavior only when
>>      desired.
>>   2. Enabling splitting only when %(rest) is used in the output format.
> Of the two, I think the latter is more sensible; the former is
> unnecessarily placing the burden on the user to match "--split" with
> their use of "%(rest)". The second is pointless without the first.
> A patch to implement (2) is below.

As I'd queue this on top of the revert, I had to wrangle it a bit to
make it relative, i.e. "this resurrects what the other reverted
patch did but in a weaker/safer form".

This will be kept outside this cycle.  Thanks for a quick fix.

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