On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 05:44:19PM +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:

> From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de>
> Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 16:10:43 +0100
> Incidentally, this makes grep -I respect the "binary" attribute (actually,
> the "-text" attribute, but "binary" implies that).
> Since the attributes are not thread-safe, we now need to switch off
> threading if -I was passed.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de>
> Signed-off-by: Stepan Kasal <ka...@ucw.cz>
> ---
> Hi,
> this patch has been in msysgit for 3.5 years.
> Stepan

Hrm. Is this patch still necessary? In the time since this patch was
written, we did 0826579 (grep: load file data after checking
binary-ness, 2012-02-02), which should do the same thing. It deals with
the threading via a lock, but we later learned in 9dd5245 (grep:
pre-load userdiff drivers when threaded, 2012-02-02) to hoist that bit

So I suspect this patch at best is doing nothing, and at worst is
wasting extra time doing redundant attribute checks.

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