Jira - Extract key from commit

Jira - Extract key from commit

Feb 2, 2022·

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Sometimes, we need to get Jira key for a later usage.

For example, we can need it to do sme release notes, or other thing.

This is the regex that I use with an example of usage.more


You need to replace PRJ by your project:


Example of usage

Extract Jira key from all commit between 2 tags:

git log rs420..rs422  --pretty=oneline | grep -oE '((PRJ-)+([0-9]*)?)' | sort -u

This permit to obtain the clear list like:


The job is done, very easily and can be used for a lot of things like interacting with Jira API if needed.