Automagically-generated commit messages
A CLI tool that generates commit messages from your staged changes, built in Rust and using OpenAI’s Codex.
You can install
auto-commit by running the following command in your terminal.
curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/m1guelpf/auto-commit/main/install.sh | sh -
Or, if you’re an arch user, you can download it from the AUR using
yay -S auto-commit
You may need to close and reopen your terminal after installation. Alternatively, you can download the binary corresponding to your OS from the latest release.
auto-commit uses OpenAI’s Codex, which is currently in private beta. To use it, you’ll first need to to request access to Codex. Once you get access, grab an API key from your dashboard, and save it to
OPENAI_API_KEY as follows (you can also save it in your bash/zsh profile for persistance between sessions).
Once you have configured your environment, stage some changes by running, for example,
git add ., and then run
auto-commit also includes some options, for editing the message before commiting, or just printing the message to the terminal.
$ auto-commit --help
Automagically generate commit messages.
Usage: auto-commit [OPTIONS]
-v, --verbose... More output per occurrence
-q, --quiet... Less output per occurrence
--dry-run Output the generated message, but don't create a commit.
-r, --review Edit the generated commit message before committing.
-h, --help Print help information
-V, --version Print version information
Make sure you have the latest version of rust installed (use rustup). Then, you can build the project by running
cargo build, and run it with
This project is open-sourced under the MIT license. See the License file for more information.