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From: Stefan Beller <>
To: Lars Schneider <>
Cc: git <>, Jeff King <>,
Subject: Re: Find commit that referenced a blob first
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:19:34 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:02 PM Lars Schneider <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a blob hash and I would like to know what commit referenced
> this blob first in a given Git repo.

git describe <blob>

If the given object refers to a blob, it will be described as
such that the blob can be found at <path> in the <commit-ish>, which itself
describes the first commit in which this blob occurs in a reverse
revision walk from HEAD.

644eb60bd01 (builtin/describe.c: describe a blob, 2017-11-15)
(included first in 2.16.0

You're welcome,

  reply	other threads:[~2018-07-19 21:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-19 21:02 Find commit that referenced a blob first Lars Schneider
2018-07-19 21:19 ` Stefan Beller [this message]
2018-07-19 21:45   ` Lars Schneider
2018-07-19 21:47   ` Jeff King
2018-07-19 22:38   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-07-19 22:45     ` Stefan Beller

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