knife-changelog aims to make find cookbook changelogs easily to help upgrades.

Using it will create changelogs from your current version to most up-to-date version.

Usage : knife changelog COOKBOOK [COKKBOOK...]


  • --linkify or -l outputs markdown with links to commits
  • --ignore-changelog-file allow to force the usage of raw git history instead of Changelog file


  • generate changelogs for some supermarket hosted cookbooks
  • generate changelogs for all git located cookbooks

This plugin works in policyfile style repositories


  • (optionaly) link commit ref to their web page to ease reviews
  • support more cookbook sources