Referencing Tickets in Commit Messages¶
By placing a special keyword in a commit message the issue tracking system (pfSense Redmine) can associate a commit with a specific ticket automatically, creating a link in the ticket to the relevant commits.
When using these keywords immediately follow them by a
# and then the ticket
number, such as
Ticket #1234. They are not case sensitive.
The following keywords will reference a ticket but take no action on the ticket status:
The following keywords will not only reference the ticket, but automatically move the ticket to a feedback state:
Keep this in mind when submitting changes in GitHub pull requests for existing issues.