Jonathan Nieder <> writes:

> I think Phil meant that when "git grep" is asked to search within
> "HEAD:some/path", filenames tacked on at the end should be appended
> with a '/' separator instead of the usual ':' (e.g.,
> "HEAD:some/path/inner/path.c", not "HEAD:some/path:inner/path.c").

Ah, OK.

I am not sure if we have a proper hint in the revision parser
machinery, but it may not be too hard to teach rev-cmdline interface
to keep that kind of information (i.e. "This tree object name is a
result of parsing '<tree-ish>:path' syntax").

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