Linking commits to work items

After you configure the integration, you can link Git commits to IBM® Engineering Workflow Management (EWM) work items.

About this task

The work item references are extracted from the commit comment (when the commits are pushed). The work item references use a specific format: the comment contains certain keywords followed by the work item numbers. The format is keyword wi-num.

The supported keywords are task, defect, bug, rtcwi, work item, and workitem. The following examples are text fragments that are valid work item references when they occur in commit comments:

fix workitem 123 and test
resolve bug 123

Procedure

Specify a work item in a commit comment by using one of the keywords listed above. The work item is updated to contain a link to the Git commit. For details about linking commits to work items, see Associating work items with commits.

video icon Video

Jazz.net channel
Software Education channel

learn icon Courses

IoT Academy
Skills Gateway

ask icon Community

Jazz.net
Jazz.net forums
Jazz.net library

support icon Support

IBM Support Community
Deployment wiki