This could be useful when the user sets an alias to "status --short"
and wants to get back the default format temporarily.

Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>
 Documentation/git-status.txt | 3 +++
 builtin/commit.c             | 2 ++
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-status.txt b/Documentation/git-status.txt
index 67e5f53..9f1ef9a 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-status.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-status.txt
@@ -38,6 +38,9 @@ OPTIONS
        across git versions and regardless of user configuration. See
        below for details.
+       Give the output in the long-format. This is the default.
        Show untracked files.
diff --git a/builtin/commit.c b/builtin/commit.c
index a17a5df..5adab33 100644
--- a/builtin/commit.c
+++ b/builtin/commit.c
@@ -1159,6 +1159,8 @@ int cmd_status(int argc, const char **argv, const char 
                OPT_SET_INT(0, "porcelain", &status_format,
                            N_("machine-readable output"),
+               OPT_SET_INT(0, "long", &status_format,
+                           N_("show status in long format (default)"), 
                OPT_BOOLEAN('z', "null", &s.null_termination,
                            N_("terminate entries with NUL")),
                { OPTION_STRING, 'u', "untracked-files", &untracked_files_arg,

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