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Re: distinguishing between staged and unstaged content in a stash?

On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 07:10:46AM -0400, rpjday@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>   couple (admittedly trivial) questions about stashing. first, can i
> clarify that when one stashes content, a stash *always* distinguishes
> between what was staged, and what was unstaged? that is, when one is
> stashing, the "--keep-index" option relates to whether or not staged
> changes are left in the index (and, consequently, in the working
> directory as well), but that option has no effect on the final content
> of the stash, yes? even if "--keep-index" is used, staged content
> still ends up in the stash.
>   also, is there a simple way to distinguish between the staged and
> unstaged contents of a stash (or, more basically, is this even a
> useful question to ask)? out of curiosity, i tried to figure out
> how to do this, and came up with the following.
> to see staged portion of stash@{0}:
>   $ git show stash@{0}^2
> to see unstaged portion:
>   $ git diff stash@{0}^2 stash@{0}
> it's not like i have a pressing need to do that, i was just curious
> if there's a simpler way to do this, or if this is just not something
> people should need to do on a regular basis.
> rday

There was a recent thread about this[0]. The conclusion is that it's
seen as a good change, someone just needs to supply the patch to do
this. A possible solution was also provided (from before that thread)
here [1]