Git style guide

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Various information about how we use Git to develop Software Heritage.


Make your commits adhere to this How to Write a Git Commit Message tutorial.

Link commits to tasks

You can reference Phabricator tasks from your commits, using a dedicated syntax. When you do so, please put the task action on a separate line, so that it is clearly visible.

Make sure commits that are enough to close a bug do so using a line like:

Closes T123456

If you just want to "ping" a task, updating it with the fact that a related commit has been pushed, use:

References T123456