[p4perl] help for output of p4 revert -a file

Tony Smith tony at smee.org
Wed Apr 13 12:59:32 PDT 2005

vik y wrote:
>> When I type this command: p4 revert -a //depot/...
>> some infomation will be print to the screen, showing that if the file
>> reverted or file not found.  I try to get those infomation in my script,
>> what I get is always 0. Could anybody know how to figure it out?
>> The output should be returned from the $p4->Revert( '-a', 
>> '//depot/...' ) call. Note the way arguments are quoted above.
> What is $p4? I did not use the p4perl package. 

Ah. I rather assumed you were using P4Perl as this is the P4Perl mailing 

> when I use the statement: 
> system ("p4 revert -a //depot/..."); it always returns 0. Could you pls 
> give me the details of how to get the output if I do not use the package 
> p4perl? or where is the code of p4::Revert?

If you want the output you'll have to use Perl's 'backtick' operator. i.e.

    my $output = `p4 revert -a //depot/...`;


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