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GitHub App

Request Info

GitHub App

Request Info


a GitHub App built with probot that requests more info from newly opened Pull Requests and Issues that contain either default titles or whose description is left blank. It does so by taking data from a .github/config.yml.

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  1. Install the bot on the intended repositories. The plugin requires the following Permissions and Events:
  • Pull requests: Read & Write
    • check the box for Pull Request events
  • Issues: Read & Write
    • check the box for Issue events
  1. Add a .github/config.yml file that contains the following:
# Configuration for request-info -

# *Required* Comment to reply with
requestInfoReplyComment: >
  We would appreciate it if you could provide us with more info about this issue/pr!

# *OPTIONAL* default titles to check against for lack of descriptiveness
  - update
  - updates

# *OPTIONAL* Label to be added to Issues and Pull Requests with insufficient information given
requestInfoLabelToAdd: needs-more-info

Request Info is provided by a third-party and is governed by separate terms of service, privacy policy, and support documentation.

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