[p4] preventing use of same client on 2 different computers
scouten at Adobe.COM
Wed Oct 20 11:52:54 PDT 1999
Agreed. I wouldn't want it either. We use the same hostname -> client name
convention that Rick just described.
It's a one-time thing; walk your users through it correctly when they first
set up, and life is good from then on.
At 10/20/1999 13:41, Rick Macdonald wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Glenn Kasten wrote:
> > We've just converted to Perforce, and some of our new users are making
> > the mistake of trying to use the same client on different computers.
> > Unless the root directory is a share or NFS mount, this will confuse
> > the p4 server.
> > I would like to suggest that a new field be added to the client form,
> > which is the computer name. By default it would be the name of the
> > computer the client was created on. Users could change it to be a list
> > of computers, or any computer if they know it is safe. This would
> > prevent users from accidentally using a client on the wrong machine.
>...by default it should allow any host, as it does now!
>I wouldn't want this. We simply put the hostname in the client name.
>I find it handy to switch to various clients and see what they're sync'd
>to, run preview syncs to see what is out-of-date, etc, from any machine or
>even from home while dialed up to the office.
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