July 4, 2020

Git log/history in JSON or YAML format

You can use git pretty formats for creating YAML log (YAML instead of JSON, no messing around with trailing comma). Example: echo "commits:" git \ --no-pager log \ --since "7 days ago" \ --pretty=format:" - id: %h%n signer_key: '%GK'%n timestamp: '%at'%n subject: '%f'%n body: |%n %(trailers:separator=\n )" This shows all git commits from last 7 days with their signer key, timestamp, (sanitized) subject and the body as YAML. Read more