The "test-var-set" command:
Usage: fossil test-var-set VAR ?VALUE? ?--file FILE? Store VALUE or the content of FILE (exactly one of which must be supplied) into variable VAR. Use a FILE of "-" to read from standard input. WARNING: changing the value of a variable can interfere with the operation of Fossil. Be sure you know what you are doing. Use "--blob FILE" instead of "--file FILE" to load a binary blob such as a GIF.