Jeff King <> writes:

> BTW, the raw looping to find "--" made me wonder how we handle:
>   git log --grep -- HEAD
> I'd expect it to be equivalent to:
>   git log --grep=-- HEAD
> but it's not; we truncate the arguments and complain that --grep is
> missing its argument. Which is probably good enough, given that the
> alternative is doing a pass that understands all of the options. But it
> does mean that the "--long-opt=arg" form is safer than the split form if
> you are passing along an arbitrary "arg".

;-) Good flow of thought.  As to your rev-parse change, I don't
immediately think of a hole/flaw offhand; it looked a good
straight-forward change to me.

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