Automatically Prepend a Jira Issue ID to Git Commit Messages
Use a git hook to match a Jira issue ID from the current branch, and prepend it to every commit message
Assuming the current branch contains a Jira issue ID, you can use a git hook script to prepend it to every commit message.
Create an empty commit-msg git hook file, and make it executable. From your project's root directory:
install -b -m 755 /dev/null .git/hooks/commit-msg
Save the following script to the newly-created .git/hooks/commit-msg file: