The "ci" command:
or: fossil ci ?OPTIONS? ?FILE...?
Create a new version containing all of the changes in the current checkout. You will be prompted to enter a check-in comment unless the comment has been specified on the command-line using "-m" or a file containing the comment using -M. The editor defined in the "editor" fossil option (see fossil help set) will be used, or from the "VISUAL" or "EDITOR" environment variables (in that order) if no editor is set.
All files that have changed will be committed unless some subset of files is specified on the command line.
The --branch option followed by a branch name causes the new check-in to be placed in a newly-created branch with the name passed to the --branch option.
Use the --branchcolor option followed by a color name (ex: '#ffc0c0') to specify the background color of entries in the new branch when shown in the web timeline interface. The use of the --branchcolor option is not recommended. Instead, let Fossil choose the branch color automatically.
The --bgcolor option works like --branchcolor but only sets the background color for a single check-in. Subsequent check-ins revert to the default color.
A check-in is not permitted to fork unless the --allow-fork option appears. An empty check-in (i.e. with nothing changed) is not allowed unless the --allow-empty option appears. A check-in may not be older than its ancestor unless the --allow-older option appears. If any of files in the check-in appear to contain unresolved merge conflicts, the check-in will not be allowed unless the --allow-conflict option is present. In addition, the entire check-in process may be aborted if a file contains content that appears to be binary, Unicode text, or text with CR/LF line endings unless the interactive user chooses to proceed. If there is no interactive user or these warnings should be skipped for some other reason, the --no-warnings option may be used. A check-in is not allowed against a closed leaf.
If a commit message is blank, you will be prompted: ("continue (y/N)?") to confirm you really want to commit with a blank commit message. The default value is "N", do not commit.
The --private option creates a private check-in that is never synced. Children of private check-ins are automatically private.
The --tag option applies the symbolic tag name to the check-in.
The --hash option detects edited files by computing each file's artifact hash rather than just checking for changes to its size or mtime.
- allow unresolved merge conflicts
- allow a commit with no changes
- allow the commit to fork
- allow a commit older than its ancestor
- use a baseline manifest in the commit process
- --bgcolor COLOR
- apply COLOR to this one check-in only
- --branch NEW-BRANCH-NAME
- check in to this new branch
- --branchcolor COLOR
- apply given COLOR to the branch ("auto" lets Fossil choose it automatically, even for private branches)
- close the branch being committed
- --date-override DATETIME
- DATE to use instead of 'now'
- use a delta manifest in the commit process
- verify file status using hashing rather than relying on file mtimes
- close all merged-in branches
- -m|--comment COMMENT-TEXT
- use COMMENT-TEXT as commit comment
- -M|--message-file FILE
- read the commit comment from given file
- --mimetype MIMETYPE
- mimetype of check-in comment
- If given, display instead of run actions
- Show a diff in the commit message prompt
- This option disables prompting the user for input and assumes an answer of 'No' for every question.
- omit all warnings about file contents
- do not run before-commit hooks
- do not attempt to sign this commit with gpg
- allow a check-in even though parent is locked
- do not sync changes and their descendants
- --tag TAG-NAME
- assign given tag TAG-NAME to the check-in
- debug tracing.
- --user-override USER
- USER to use instead of the current default
DATETIME may be "now" or "YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.SSS". If in year-month-day form, it may be truncated, the "T" may be replaced by a space, and it may also name a timezone offset from UTC as "-HH:MM" (westward) or "+HH:MM" (eastward). Either no timezone suffix or "Z" means UTC.