[p4] How can I delete dead changelists?
steve at vance.com
Sun Jan 9 08:51:52 PST 2000
This frequently works. You can avoid setting the environment variables with the
-c, -U, -P, etc. flags that can go between 'p4' and the subcommand. Try 'p4 help
usage' for more details.
Michael Kevin O'Brien wrote:
> While I've never tried it for changelists, I've accomplished similar tasks
> using "setenv P4USER user; setenv P4CLIENT client", then run p4 commands as
> that person. This is really helpful if the person w/ sysadmin privs is on
> vacation. Anyway, assuming this works for deleting changelists, it should be a
> few short <your favorite scripting language goes here> key strokes before you
> write a script to do it for a large number of changelists.
> >-- On Fri, Jan 07, 2000 at 06:34:34PM -0800, % wrote:
> > There are several changelists on our server that are no longer valid,
> > because the clientspec is no longer in use, the person has left, or various
> > other reasons.
> > However, according to the docs, I (as a superuser) cannot delete non-empty
> > changelists. Is that really true, is there no way to delete these no longer
> > in use changelists? Previously I was told I'd have to recreate a clientspec
> > for each of these changelists/clientspecs and do it that way. But there are
> > many of these and this seems exceedingly tedious. Is there a better/eaiser
> > way?
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