[p4ruby] Re: P4Ruby and login tickets

Tony Smith tony at smee.org
Thu Feb 3 10:10:16 PST 2005

Hi Johan,

> I tried to mail this orginally to the p4ruby mailing list, but got no
> responses - did you have a chance to look at it (including original mail
> for reference):

Sorry, I missed that one somehow. 

> I'm having problems using p4 login in combination with P4Ruby. Even if I
> have a current logon session it seems as P4Ruby expects P4PASSWD to be
> set, error msg: "Perforce password (P4PASSWD) invalid or unset."

Sounds fishy to me.

> I'm using p4d 2003.2 (FreeBSD) in combination with p4 2004.2 at the
> client side (WinXP), and p4 login isn't officially support for 2003.2
> IIRC - could this be a part of the problem?

No, it should be OK. Which version of P4Ruby are you using? Could you send the 
output of

 ruby -rP4 -e 'puts P4.identify'
 p4 -V

> Also, did you consider making P4Ruby available as a RubyGem?

I can't say I've given it much thought, but I'll certainly look into it. 
Thanks for the nudge!


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