Git style guide#
Various information about how we use Git to develop Software Heritage.
Good commit messages are essentials in a project as large as Software Heritage. They are crucial to those who will review your changes and important to anyone else who will interact with the codebase at a later time. This includes your future self!
Make sure to follow the recommandations from How to write a Git commit message
Closing or referencing issues#
You can reference issues in commit messages (or merge requests). When using the right formats, GitLab will automatically link or close related issues: