Phil Hord <> writes:

>   # tokens and short-status
>   $ git status --tree --short  
>   ## changed-files
>    M foo.txt

Hrm, how will the existing readers of the output avoid getting
confused by this overloading of "##", which has meant the current
branch information?

>   # tokens only?
>   $ git status --tree --porcelain
>   changed-files

It probably is simpler for parsers of the --porcelain format if you
(1) always used first two bytes as the record type, and (2) avoided
using "##" that is already used for the tree-wide status.

Just a thought.
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