On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Matthieu Moy
<matthieu....@grenoble-inp.fr> wrote:
> Christian Couder <christian.cou...@gmail.com> writes:
>> In practice though, as git bisect is a kind of binary search, if what
>> you want to exclude is exclusively touched by half the commits, it
>> will only add one more bisection step if you don't exclude it.
> Actually, I think the same remark would apply to any other Git command
> that deal with a set of revisions. If you want to review code with "git
> log -p", but you don't care about a subdirectory, you may want a "git
> log -p --ignore-dir foo/" or so, too.

Yeah, and there was a patch series about that 2 years ago:


> And then, the "it's logarithmic" argument doesn't work anymore ;-).


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