Qt Creator Fossil Plugin Manual
Fossil is an open source distributed version control system, designed and developed by the creator of SQLite. A stand-alone Fossil executable contains a source control management engine, web interface, issue tracker, wiki, and built-in web server. Fossil is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS.
To use Fossil from Qt Creator, you must install and configure it, as described in the following sections.
- Download the Fossil SCM client and install the
fossilexecutable file in your
- Create or designate a directory to store local Fossil repositories and remote clones. For example:
- Configure Version Control Options for the Fossil plugin to use the designated directory as Local Repositories Default path.
Now Fossil should become available as a VCS choice to create new local repositories, as well as a choice in New File or Project to clone a remote Fossil repository.
In addition to the standard version control system functions described in Using Version Control Systems, the Fossil submenu contains the following items:
|Pull||Pull changes from the remote repository.|
|Push||Push committed changes to the remote repository.|
|Update||Change the version of the current checkout. Any uncommitted changes are retained and applied to the new checkout.|
|Settings||Configure the settings of the local repository.|
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