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Search for string returns merge commits (unlike raw `git log -S`) #454

borekb opened this Issue Jul 20, 2018 · 0 comments


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borekb commented Jul 20, 2018

  • GitLens Version: 8.5.2
  • VSCode Version: 1.25.1
  • OS Version: Windows 10
  • Git version: 2.18

I've tried on a couple of repositories and it seems that GitLens returns also merge commits when I search for a string using the = syntax. For example, you can try checking out and comparing:

Plain Git:

$ git log -S BulkChangeInfo --oneline | wc -l

GitLens after searching for =BulkChangeInfo:


The difference is in merge commits:


@eamodio eamodio self-assigned this Jul 21, 2018

@eamodio eamodio added the bug label Jul 21, 2018

@eamodio eamodio added this to the Soon™ milestone Jul 21, 2018

@eamodio eamodio closed this in 89523f7 Jul 25, 2018

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