Jeff King <> writes:

> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:28:47PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> .... Aaaand, it turns out that the answer is in the big comment at
>> the beginning of handle_revision_pseudo_opt().
>> -- >8 --
>> Subject: shortlog: allow --exclude=<glob> to be passed
>> e7b432c5 (revision: introduce --exclude=<glob> to tame wildcards,
>> 2013-08-30) taught a new option to the command-line parser of "log"
>> and friends, but did not wire it fully so that it can also be used
>> by "shortlog".
> FWIW, I think the discussion above the scissors adds a lot to the
> context. It might be nice to add it to the commit message.

OK.  Try to remember when I reroll it.

> I am slightly puzzled why parse_revision_opt does not just call
> handle_revision_pseudo_opt. According to f6aca0dc4, it is because
> pseudo-options need to be acted on in-order, as they affect things like
> subsequent "--not" options, etc. But if we are using parse_options_step,
> shouldn't we be handling the options in order?
> I am sure I am just missing something obvious, so do not trouble
> yourself if you do not know the answer offhand.

Sorry, I don't know ;-)
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