ostree-commit man page

ostree-commit — Commit a new revision

Synopsis

ostree commit [Options...] --branch= {BRANCH} [PATH]

Description

This allows you to commit changes to a branch. The specification of the branch is required. The command will print the checksum of a successful commit.

Options

--subject, -s="SUBJECT"
One line subject. (optional)
--body, -m="BODY"
Full description. (optional)
--editor, -e
Open a text editor for the commit description. It will use OSTREE_EDITOR, VISUAL, EDITOR, or vi, in descending order of preference. The commit will be aborted if the message is left empty.
--branch, -b="BRANCH"
Branch. Required, unless --orphan is given.
--tree="dir=PATH" or "tar=TARFILE" or "ref=COMMIT"
Overlay the given argument as a tree.
--add-metadata-string="KEY=VALUE"
Add a key/value pair to metadata.
--add-detached-metadata-string="KEY=VALUE"
Add a key/value pair to detached metadata.
--owner-uid="UID"
Set file ownership user id.
--owner-gid="GID"
Set file ownership group id.
--no-xattrs
Do not import extended attributes.
--link-checkout-speedup
Optimize for commits of trees composed of hardlinks into the repository.
--tar-autocreate-parents
When loading tar archives, automatically create parent directories as needed.
--skip-if-unchanged
If the contents are unchanged from previous commit, do nothing.
--statoverride="PATH"
File containing list of modifications to make permissions (file mode, followed by space, followed by file path).
--skip-list="PATH"
File containing list of file paths to skip (one path per line).
--table-output
Output more information in a KEY: VALUE format.
--generate-sizes
Generate size information along with commit metadata.
--gpg-sign="KEY-ID"
GPG Key ID with which to sign the commit (if have GPGME - GNU Privacy Guard Made Easy).
--gpg-homedir="HOMEDIR"
GPG home directory to use when looking for keyrings (if have GPGME - GNU Privacy Guard Made Easy).
--timestamp="TIMESTAMP"
Override the timestamp of the commit to TIMESTAMP.
--orphan
Create a commit without writing to a ref (branch)
--fsync="POLICY"
POLICY is a boolean which specifies whether fsync should be used or not. Default to true.

Example

$ ostree commit --branch=my-branch --subject="Initial commit"

67e382b11d213a402a5313e61cbc69dfd5ab93cb07fbb8b71c2e84f79fa5d7dc

Referenced By

ostree(1).

OSTree ostree commit