Regexp search Git repo history and output the file contents.

git grep <regexp> $(git rev-list --all)


git rev-list --all | xargs git grep "regexp"

if previous line gives you ‘Argument list too long’
To show file contents.

git show <SHA> -- <path-to-file>

credits go to SO.

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