Commit

A Commit object has all the information of a Git commit, and much more. More specifically:

  • hash (str): hash of the commit
  • msg (str): commit message
  • author (Developer): commit author (name, email)
  • committer (Developer): commit committer (name, email)
  • author_date (datetime): authored date
  • author_timezone (int): author timezone (expressed in seconds from epoch)
  • committer_date (datetime): commit date
  • committer_timezone (int): commit timezone (expressed in seconds from epoch)
  • branches (List[str]): List of branches that contain this commit
  • in_main_branch (Bool): True if the commit is in the main branch
  • merge (Bool): True if the commit is a merge commit
  • modifications (List[Modifications]): list of modified files in the commit (see modifications_toplevel)
  • parents (List[str]): list of the commit parents
  • project_name (str): project name
  • project_path (str): project path
  • deletions (int): number of deleted lines in the commit (as shown from –shortstat).
  • insertions (int): number of added lines in the commit (as shown from –shortstat).
  • lines (int): total number of added + deleted lines in the commit (as shown from –shortstat).
  • files (int): number of files changed in the commit (as shown from –shortstat).
  • dmm_unit_size (float): DMM metric value for the unit size property.
  • dmm_unit_complexity (float): DMM metric value for the unit complexity property.
  • dmm_unit_interfacing (float): DMM metric value for the unit interfacing property.

Example:

for commit in Repository('path/to/the/repo').traverse_commits():
    print(
        'The commit {} has been modified by {}, '
        'committed by {} in date {}'.format(
            commit.hash,
            commit.author.name,
            commit.committer.name,
            commit.committer_date
        )
    )