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Git commit message linter checks your commit messages for style. More information:

  • 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