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Lock Threads

Locks closed issues and pull requests.
Screenshot of Lock Threads app






March 29, 2018

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A GitHub App that locks closed issues and pull requests after a period of inactivity.


  1. Install the GitHub App
  2. Create .github/lock.yml based on the template below
  3. It will start scanning for closed issues and/or pull requests within an hour


Create .github/lock.yml in the default branch to enable the app. The file can be empty, or it can override any of these default settings:

# Configuration for lock-threads -

# Number of days of inactivity before a closed issue or pull request is locked
daysUntilLock: 365
# Comment to post before locking. Set to `false` to disable
lockComment: >
  This thread has been automatically locked because it has not had recent
  activity. Please open a new issue for related bugs and link to relevant
  comments in this thread.
# Limit to only `issues` or `pulls`
# only: issues

Supporting the Project

Lock Threads is an MIT-licensed open source project. Its ongoing development is made possible thanks to the support of awesome backers. If you'd like to join them, please consider contributing with Patreon.

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