git-changelog

Generate a changelog report from repository commits and tags.

TLDR

Update existing file or create a new History.md file with the commit messages since the latest Git tag

$ git changelog
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List commits from the current version
$ git changelog --list
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List a range of commits from the tag named 2.1.0 to now
$ git changelog --list --start-tag [2.1.0]
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List pretty formatted range of commits between the tag 0.5.0 and the tag 1.0.0
$ git changelog --start-tag [0.5.0] --final-tag [1.0.0]
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List pretty formatted range of commits between the commit 0b97430 and the tag 1.0.0
$ git changelog --start-commit [0b97430] --final-tag [1.0.0]
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Specify CHANGELOG.md as the output file
$ git changelog [CHANGELOG.md]
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Replace contents of current changelog file entirely
$ git changelog --prune-old
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