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3.3.2 Fossil Patches

You can create multiple types of "patches" with Fossil. Unlike the common convention in Git, the first two examples here uses uncommitted changes to create a patch (although you could very well create patches of committed changes). The preferred method is by creating a plaintext patch by doing the following:

fossil diff -i > your-changes.patch

You can also create a binary patch:

fossil patch create your-changes.db

If your patchset is complex, and needs to be splitted in multiple check-ins, you can create a Fossil bundle:

fossil bundle create --from CHECKIN --to CHECKIN2 patchset.bundle

After creating the patches, you can simply send them to the mailing list, or upload the patches to the Fossil forum of the relevant repository.