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Auto add ticket info to your git commits.


This hook saves developers time by prepending ticket numbers to commit-msgs. For this to work the following two conditions must be met:

  • The ticket format regex specified must match, if the regex is passed in.
  • Unless you use regex_match mode, the branch name format must be <ticket number>_<rest of the branch name>

For e.g. if you name your branch JIRA-1234_awesome_feature and commit Fix some bug, the commit will be updated to JIRA-1234 Fix some bug.

Pass --regex= or update args: [--regex=<custom regex>] in your .yaml file if you have custom ticket regex. By default it's [A-Z]+-\d+.

Pass --format= or update args: [--format=<custom template string>] in your .yaml file if you have custom message replacement. By default it's '{ticket} {commit_msg}, where ticket is replaced with the found ticket number and commit_msg is replaced with the original commit message.

Pass --mode= or update args: [--mode=regex_match] in your .yaml file to extract ticket by the regex rather than relying on branch name convention. With this mode you can also make use of {tickets} placeholder in format argument value to put multiple comma-separated tickets in the commit message in case your branch contains more than one ticket.

It is best used along with pre-commit. You can use it along with pre-commit by adding the following hook in your .pre-commit-config.yaml file.

- repo:
  rev: v1.3
  - id:  giticket
    args: ['--regex=PROJ-[0-9]', '--format={ticket} {commit_msg}']  # Optional

You need to have precommit setup to use this hook.

Install Pre-commit and the commit-msg hook-type.

pip install pre-commit
pre-commit install
pre-commit install --hook-type commit-msg