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

NAME

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

Release commit with the given <tagname>.
$ git release 0.1.0
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
Release commit with the given <tagname> and populate changelog.
$ git release 0.1.0 -c
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 [at] vision-media.ca> Extended by David Hartmann <dh [at] tsl.io>

REPORTING BUGS

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