[p4python] P4python 2009.1 run_filelog returns IndexError

John Wiseman john.wiseman at rovicorp.com
Mon Dec 21 16:49:14 PST 2009

I ran into this a couple months ago (see

Apparently this can happen if you've been running your repo for a long
time/using old versions of the p4 server.  The fix that worked for me, if
you have a recent version of the server, is to do "p4 verify -u", which will
recalculate the digest and file size.

On 12/21/09 4:42 PM, "Ravi Kondamuru" <arkay.alias at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running a python script using P4Python 2009.1 against a server
> P4D/LINUX26X86/2007.2/122958.
> When I execute run_filelog for one of the files I got IndexError exception. In
> the release notes for 2009.1 version, there are indications that some issues
> on run_filelog are fixed. Just wanted to check if anyone has seen this issue?
> is there a workaround for this? The previous version of P4Python i installed
> an year ago I did not see this issue.
> thanks,
> Ravi.
>>>> a=p4.run_filelog('index.html')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/P4.py", line 345, in
> run_filelog
>     r.fileSize = h[ "fileSize" ][ n ]
> IndexError: list index out of range
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