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Lock Threads

Locks closed issues and pull requests after a period of inactivity.
Screenshot of Lock Threads app

Repository

dessant/lock-threads

Authors

dessant

Updated

December 6, 2018

Used By

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

Usage

  1. Install the GitHub App for the intended repositories
  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

Configuration

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 - https://github.com/dessant/lock-threads

# Number of days of inactivity before a closed issue or pull request is locked
daysUntilLock: 365

# Issues and pull requests with these labels will not be locked. Set to `[]` to disable
exemptLabels: []

# Label to add before locking, such as `outdated`. Set to `false` to disable
lockLabel: false

# Comment to post before locking. Set to `false` to disable
lockComment: >
  This thread has been automatically locked since there has not been
  any recent activity after it was closed. Please open a new issue for
  related bugs.

# Assign `resolved` as the reason for locking. Set to `false` to disable
setLockReason: true

# Limit to only `issues` or `pulls`
# only: issues

# Optionally, specify configuration settings just for `issues` or `pulls`
# issues:
#   exemptLabels:
#     - help-wanted
#   lockLabel: outdated

# pulls:
#   daysUntilLock: 30

# Repository to extend settings from
# _extends: repo

Supporting the Project

The continued development of Lock Threads 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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