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What is Gitlint?

Git commit message linter written in python (for Linux and Mac, experimental on Windows), checks your commit messages for style.
Gitlint is a tool in the Git Tools category of a tech stack.
Gitlint is an open source tool with 388 GitHub stars and 63 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gitlint's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Gitlint?

Gitlint Integrations

Gitlint's Features

  • Auto-trigger validations against new commit message right when you're committing. Also works with pre-commit
  • Designed to work with your own scripts or CI system
  • Easily configurable
  • Community contributed rules
  • User-defined rules
  • Full unicode support
  • Production-ready

Gitlint Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Gitlint?
pre-commit checks your code for errors before you commit it. pre-commit is configurable.
Git Flow
It provides excellent command line help and output. It is a merge based solution. It doesn't rebase feature branches.
Atlassian Stash
It is a centralized solution to manage Git repositories behind the firewall. Streamlined for small agile teams, powerful enough for large organizations.
Diff So Fancy
diff-so-fancy builds on the good-lookin' output of git contrib's diff-highlight to upgrade your diffs' appearances.
It is a Git revision control client, implemented as a Windows shell extension and based on TortoiseSVN. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License.
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