linking to git revisions in bugzilla

Oleksandr Tymoshenko gonzo at
Sat May 8 02:36:43 UTC 2021

Yuri Pankov (yuripv at wrote:
> Oleksandr Tymoshenko wrote:
> > Kubilay Kocak (koobs at wrote:
> >> On 12/04/2021 9:02 am, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> >>> While filing a bug, I noticed that the help only mentions svn revision numbers, and "Preview" tab had no output when I tried putting "base <short-git-hash>", so I'm wondering how do you link to git revisions?
> >>
> >> We'll (bugmeister) be adding parsing support for it (along with a few 
> >> other related auto-linking things)
> >>
> >> I'd encourage people to use "<repo> <short hash>" (repo = src|doc|ports) 
> >> where short hash is at least 8 chars in the meantime. Once parsing is 
> >> added all previous references will be linked.
> > 
> > Links to git hashes should work now, please test and let us
> > know if feature works as expected. As Michael mentioned - preview
> > is a different matter, I'll try to look into it later.
> Hi Oleksandr,
> It seems to work except when the git hash starts with a digit, it then
> tries to link to subversion revision using all available digits at the
> start of the hash.  Or, at least, that's what I'm seeing in preview tab,
> not sure if it has been fixed yet?

This should be fixed now. If there is an example where it doesn't
work please post it to this PR:

Thank you


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