On Monday, August 19, 2013 10:51:26 PM UTC+2, Alex Shulgin wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Can git display presence of stashed changes in the repository in the 
> output of git-status?  If the answer is no, do you think it would be a 
> welcome addition?
>
> The story: today I was quite puzzled to see a change I remember doing some 
> time ago has been lost and not to be found on any branch of my repo.  After 
> scratching my head for quite a while and when I was nearly ready to start 
> writing it again, I looked in the stashed changes and, bingo! it was there. 
>  Phe-e-ew.  I figure it could save me some nerve if git would just give me 
> a hint in the git-status, like so:
>
> # On branch master
> # You have stashed changes
> #
> ...
>
> The output of git-status is really verbose already (and quite helpful for 
> beginners will all these use this command to do this, use that command to 
> do that, etc.,) so I figure adding this won't hurt anyone and will remind 
> to deal with the temp uncommitted changes timely before they get lost.
>
> --
>
>
I think it's an interesting idea.

I probably wouldn't change the default behavior for legacy reasons, but it 
could be configured. 

For the idea to be considered properly, bring it up on the Git dev 
list<https://gist.github.com/tfnico/4441562>. 
In the mean time, you can get what you need by using an alias:

git config --global alias.st '!git status && git stash list'

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