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How can I stash a specific file leaving the others currently modified out of the stash I am about to save?

For example, if git status gives me this:

younker % gst      

# On branch master

# Your branch is ahead of 'origin/master' by 1 commit.


# Changes not staged for commit:

#   (use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed)

#   (use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working directory)


#   modified:   app/controllers/cart_controller.php

#   modified:   app/views/cart/welcome.thtml


no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a")

and I only want to stash app/views/cart/welcome.thtml, how would I do that? Something like (but of course this does not work):

git stash save welcome_cart app/views/cart/welcome.thtml

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Since git is updated to 2.1.3, we have a command to save a specific path to stash


git stash push <path>

For your query use 

git stash push -m welcome_cart app/views/cart/welcome.html

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