Gitlint Cheatsheet | Git commit message linter

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gitlint: Git commit message linter checks your commit messages for style.

Check the last commit message:


The range of commits to lint:

gitlint --commits single_refspec_argument

Path to a directory or Python module with extra user-defined rules:

gitlint --extra-path path/to/directory

Start a specific CI job:

gitlint --target path/to/target_directory

Path to a file containing a commit-msg:

gitlint --msg-filename path/to/filename

Read staged commit meta-info from the local repository:

gitlint --staged

For more information about git lint: .

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