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GIT-STATUS(1)			  Git Manual			 GIT-STATUS(1)

       git-status - Show the working tree status

       git status [<options>...] [--] [<pathspec>...]

       Displays	paths that have	differences between the	index file and the
       current HEAD commit, paths that have differences	between	the working
       tree and	the index file,	and paths in the working tree that are not
       tracked by Git (and are not ignored by gitignore(5)). The first are
       what you	would commit by	running	git commit; the	second and third are
       what you	could commit by	running	git add	before running git commit.

       -s, --short
	   Give	the output in the short-format.

       -b, --branch
	   Show	the branch and tracking	info even in short-format.

	   Give	the output in an easy-to-parse format for scripts. This	is
	   similar to the short	output,	but will remain	stable across Git
	   versions and	regardless of user configuration. See below for

	   The version parameter is used to specify the	format version.	This
	   is optional and defaults to the original version v1 format.

	   Give	the output in the long-format. This is the default.

       -v, --verbose
	   In addition to the names of files that have been changed, also show
	   the textual changes that are	staged to be committed (i.e., like the
	   output of git diff --cached). If -v is specified twice, then	also
	   show	the changes in the working tree	that have not yet been staged
	   (i.e., like the output of git diff).

       -u[<mode>], --untracked-files[=<mode>]
	   Show	untracked files.

	   The mode parameter is used to specify the handling of untracked
	   files. It is	optional: it defaults to all, and if specified,	it
	   must	be stuck to the	option (e.g.  -uno, but	not -u no).

	   The possible	options	are:

	   o   no - Show no untracked files.

	   o   normal -	Shows untracked	files and directories.

	   o   all - Also shows	individual files in untracked directories.

	       When -u option is not used, untracked files and directories are
	       shown (i.e. the same as specifying normal), to help you avoid
	       forgetting to add newly created files. Because it takes extra
	       work to find untracked files in the filesystem, this mode may
	       take some time in a large working tree. Consider	enabling
	       untracked cache and split index if supported (see git
	       update-index --untracked-cache and git update-index
	       --split-index), Otherwise you can use no	to have	git status
	       return more quickly without showing untracked files.

	       The default can be changed using	the status.showUntrackedFiles
	       configuration variable documented in git-config(1).

	   Ignore changes to submodules	when looking for changes. <when> can
	   be either "none", "untracked", "dirty" or "all", which is the
	   default. Using "none" will consider the submodule modified when it
	   either contains untracked or	modified files or its HEAD differs
	   from	the commit recorded in the superproject	and can	be used	to
	   override any	settings of the	ignore option in git-config(1) or
	   gitmodules(5). When "untracked" is used submodules are not
	   considered dirty when they only contain untracked content (but they
	   are still scanned for modified content). Using "dirty" ignores all
	   changes to the work tree of submodules, only	changes	to the commits
	   stored in the superproject are shown	(this was the behavior before
	   1.7.0). Using "all" hides all changes to submodules (and suppresses
	   the output of submodule summaries when the config option
	   status.submoduleSummary is set).

	   Show	ignored	files as well.

	   Terminate entries with NUL, instead of LF. This implies the
	   --porcelain=v1 output format	if no other format is given.

       --column[=<options>], --no-column
	   Display untracked files in columns. See configuration variable
	   column.status for option syntax.--column and	--no-column without
	   options are equivalent to always and	never respectively.

       The output from this command is designed	to be used as a	commit
       template	comment. The default, long format, is designed to be human
       readable, verbose and descriptive. Its contents and format are subject
       to change at any	time.

       The paths mentioned in the output, unlike many other Git	commands, are
       made relative to	the current directory if you are working in a
       subdirectory (this is on	purpose, to help cutting and pasting). See the
       status.relativePaths config option below.

   Short Format
       In the short-format, the	status of each path is shown as

	   XY PATH1 -> PATH2

       where PATH1 is the path in the HEAD, and	the " -> PATH2"	part is	shown
       only when PATH1 corresponds to a	different path in the index/worktree
       (i.e. the file is renamed). The XY is a two-letter status code.

       The fields (including the ->) are separated from	each other by a	single
       space. If a filename contains whitespace	or other nonprintable
       characters, that	field will be quoted in	the manner of a	C string
       literal:	surrounded by ASCII double quote (34) characters, and with
       interior	special	characters backslash-escaped.

       For paths with merge conflicts, X and Y show the	modification states of
       each side of the	merge. For paths that do not have merge	conflicts, X
       shows the status	of the index, and Y shows the status of	the work tree.
       For untracked paths, XY are ??. Other status codes can be interpreted
       as follows:

       o   ' ' = unmodified

       o   M = modified

       o   A = added

       o   D = deleted

       o   R = renamed

       o   C = copied

       o   U = updated but unmerged

       Ignored files are not listed, unless --ignored option is	in effect, in
       which case XY are !!.

	   X	      Y	    Meaning
		     [MD]   not	updated
	   M	    [ MD]   updated in index
	   A	    [ MD]   added to index
	   D	     [ M]   deleted from index
	   R	    [ MD]   renamed in index
	   C	    [ MD]   copied in index
	   [MARC]	    index and work tree	matches
	   [ MARC]     M    work tree changed since index
	   [ MARC]     D    deleted in work tree
	   D	       D    unmerged, both deleted
	   A	       U    unmerged, added by us
	   U	       D    unmerged, deleted by them
	   U	       A    unmerged, added by them
	   D	       U    unmerged, deleted by us
	   A	       A    unmerged, both added
	   U	       U    unmerged, both modified
	   ?	       ?    untracked
	   !	       !    ignored

       Submodules have more state and instead report M the submodule has a
       different HEAD than recorded in the index m the submodule has modified
       content ? the submodule has untracked files since modified content or
       untracked files in a submodule cannot be	added via git add in the
       superproject to prepare a commit.

       m and ? are applied recursively.	For example if a nested	submodule in a
       submodule contains an untracked file, this is reported as ? as well.

       If -b is	used the short-format status is	preceded by a line

	   ## branchname tracking info

   Porcelain Format Version 1
       Version 1 porcelain format is similar to	the short format, but is
       guaranteed not to change	in a backwards-incompatible way	between	Git
       versions	or based on user configuration.	This makes it ideal for
       parsing by scripts. The description of the short	format above also
       describes the porcelain format, with a few exceptions:

	1. The user's color.status configuration is not	respected; color will
	   always be off.

	2. The user's status.relativePaths configuration is not	respected;
	   paths shown will always be relative to the repository root.

       There is	also an	alternate -z format recommended	for machine parsing.
       In that format, the status field	is the same, but some other things
       change. First, the -_ is	omitted	from rename entries and	the field
       order is	reversed (e.g from -_ to becomes to from). Second, a NUL
       (ASCII 0) follows each filename,	replacing space	as a field separator
       and the terminating newline (but	a space	still separates	the status
       field from the first filename). Third, filenames	containing special
       characters are not specially formatted; no quoting or
       backslash-escaping is performed.

       Any submodule changes are reported as modified M	instead	of m or	single

   Porcelain Format Version 2
       Version 2 format	adds more detailed information about the state of the
       worktree	and changed items. Version 2 also defines an extensible	set of
       easy to parse optional headers.

       Header lines start with "#" and are added in response to	specific
       command line arguments. Parsers should ignore headers they don't

       # Branch	Headers

       If --branch is given, a series of header	lines are printed with
       information about the current branch.

	   Line					    Notes
	   # branch.oid	<commit> | (initial)	    Current commit.
	   # branch.head <branch> | (detached)	    Current branch.
	   # branch.upstream <upstream_branch>	    If upstream	is set.
	   # branch.ab +<ahead>	-<behind>	    If upstream	is set and
						    the	commit is present.

       # Changed Tracked Entries

       Following the headers, a	series of lines	are printed for	tracked
       entries.	One of three different line formats may	be used	to describe an
       entry depending on the type of change. Tracked entries are printed in
       an undefined order; parsers should allow	for a mixture of the 3 line
       types in	any order.

       Ordinary	changed	entries	have the following format:

	   1 <XY> <sub>	<mH> <mI> <mW> <hH> <hI> <path>

       Renamed or copied entries have the following format:

	   2 <XY> <sub>	<mH> <mI> <mW> <hH> <hI> <X><score> <path><sep><origPath>

	   Field       Meaning
	   <XY>	       A 2 character field containing the staged and
		       unstaged	XY values described in the short format,
		       with unchanged indicated	by a "." rather	than
		       a space.
	   <sub>       A 4 character field describing the submodule state.
		       "N..." when the entry is	not a submodule.
		       "S<c><m><u>" when the entry is a	submodule.
		       <c> is "C" if the commit	changed; otherwise ".".
		       <m> is "M" if it	has tracked changes; otherwise ".".
		       <u> is "U" if there are untracked changes; otherwise ".".
	   <mH>	       The octal file mode in HEAD.
	   <mI>	       The octal file mode in the index.
	   <mW>	       The octal file mode in the worktree.
	   <hH>	       The object name in HEAD.
	   <hI>	       The object name in the index.
	   <X><score>  The rename or copy score	(denoting the percentage
		       of similarity between the source	and target of the
		       move or copy). For example "R100" or "C75".
	   <path>      The pathname.  In a renamed/copied entry, this
		       is the path in the index	and in the working tree.
	   <sep>       When the	`-z` option is used, the 2 pathnames are separated
		       with a NUL (ASCII 0x00) byte; otherwise,	a tab (ASCII 0x09)
		       byte separates them.
	   <origPath>  The pathname in the commit at HEAD.  This is only
		       present in a renamed/copied entry, and tells
		       where the renamed/copied	contents came from.

       Unmerged	entries	have the following format; the first character is a
       "u" to distinguish from ordinary	changed	entries.

	   u <xy> <sub>	<m1> <m2> <m3> <mW> <h1> <h2> <h3> <path>

	   Field       Meaning
	   <XY>	       A 2 character field describing the conflict type
		       as described in the short format.
	   <sub>       A 4 character field describing the submodule state
		       as described above.
	   <m1>	       The octal file mode in stage 1.
	   <m2>	       The octal file mode in stage 2.
	   <m3>	       The octal file mode in stage 3.
	   <mW>	       The octal file mode in the worktree.
	   <h1>	       The object name in stage	1.
	   <h2>	       The object name in stage	2.
	   <h3>	       The object name in stage	3.
	   <path>      The pathname.

       # Other Items

       Following the tracked entries (and if requested), a series of lines
       will be printed for untracked and then ignored items found in the

       Untracked items have the	following format:

	   ? <path>

       Ignored items have the following	format:

	   ! <path>

       # Pathname Format Notes and -z

       When the	-z option is given, pathnames are printed as is	and without
       any quoting and lines are terminated with a NUL (ASCII 0x00) byte.

       Without the -z option, pathnames	with "unusual" characters are quoted
       as explained for	the configuration variable core.quotePath (see git-

       The command honors color.status (or status.color	-- they	mean the same
       thing and the latter is kept for	backward compatibility)	and
       color.status.<slot> configuration variables to colorize its output.

       If the config variable status.relativePaths is set to false, then all
       paths shown are relative	to the repository root,	not to the current

       If status.submoduleSummary is set to a non zero number or true
       (identical to -1	or an unlimited	number), the submodule summary will be
       enabled for the long format and a summary of commits for	modified
       submodules will be shown	(see --summary-limit option of git-
       submodule(1)). Please note that the summary output from the status
       command will be suppressed for all submodules when
       diff.ignoreSubmodules is	set to all or only for those submodules	where
       submodule.<name>.ignore=all. To also view the summary for ignored
       submodules you can either use the --ignore-submodules=dirty command
       line option or the git submodule	summary	command, which shows a similar
       output but does not honor these settings.


       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.13.2			  06/24/2017			 GIT-STATUS(1)


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