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If you link your DVCS repositories to JIRA using the JIRA DVCS connector, you can use the smart commits feature to transition JIRA issues through a workflow (for example, Close, Fixed, and so forth). You can transition issues to any status defined in a JIRA projects' workflow. You can also comment on issues and record time tracking information against issues. To use this feature:
If smart commits are enabled and you want to know how to use them, see Processing JIRA issues with commit messages for details.
By default, all new repositories added to your linked account have the smart commits feature enabled. You can disable or enable the smart commits feature on individual repositories. You can also configure if newly added repositories have this feature enabled by default or not.
Open JIRA in your browser and do the following:
You can configure if smart commits are enabled for new repositories by default on an account basis.
If you use forks in your workflow, the DVCS connector records each repository that contains a smart commit message. It actually processes the smart commit message only the first time it encounters it. When you view the commit tab in JIRA, you can see which forks include that particular commit: