git-release man page

git-release — Commit, tag and push changes to the repository

Synopsis

git-release <tagname> [-r <remote>] [-m <commit info%gt;] [-c]

Description

Commits changes with message "Release <tagname>" or custom commit information, tags with the given <tagname> and pushes the branch / tags. Optionally it generates a changelog (see git-changelog) and a remote can be defined. The order of first -c or -r does not matter.

Options

<tagname>

The name of the newly created tag. Also used in tag comment.

-r <remote>
The "remote" repository that is destination of a push operation: it is passed to git push.
-m <commit info>
use the custom commit information instead of the default message "Release <tagname>" .
-c
Generates or populates the changelog with all commit message since the last tag. For more info see git-changelog..

Examples

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Release commit with the given <tagname>.

$ git release 0.1.0

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Release commit with the given <tagname> and custom commit message.

$ git release 0.1.0 -m "+ powerful feature added."

·

Release commit with the given <tagname> and push to specific remote.

$ git release 0.1.0 -r github

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Release commit with the given <tagname> and populate changelog.

$ git release 0.1.0 -c

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Release commit with the given <tagname>, populate changelog, and push to specific remote.

$ git release 0.1.0 -r github -c

Author

Written by Tj Holowaychuk <tj@vision-media.ca> Extended by David Hartmann <dh@tsl.io>

Reporting Bugs

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras/issues>

See Also

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras>

Referenced By

git-extras(1).

December 2015