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I have some block of code commited to a repo a long long time ago. I need to find the commit id, but I don't even remember neither commit's title not its author.

Is there any way to find the id?

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Assuming you know the line number git log or git blame will tell you all the edits for a given line and the commit id when used like this:

git log -L <start line>,<end line>:<filename>

or

git blame -L <start line>,<end line> filename

Alternately, if you know the contents of the edit, you can use git blame and a regular expression as detailed here:

http://git-scm.com/docs/git-blame

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