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I often find myself wanting a commit from a GitHub repository as a patch file. Is there any way I can do this through GitHub's web UI and get an output like git-format-patch? I'd like to be able to do this without cloning the repository, like how GitLab has Options -> Email Patches when viewing a commit.

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Add .patch (or .diff) at the end of the commit URL:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1ffaddd029c867d134a1dde39f540dcc8c52e274.patch

See also: https://stackoverflow.com/a/21903890

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