[p4] 'user -f username' with standard input?

Richard Gould RGould at ACDSystems.com
Fri Oct 19 11:51:28 PDT 2001

Hi everyone,

I'm writing a Java/JSP Interface to the Perforce command line client.
Right now I'm working with the ability to change user descriptions.
The interface runs under the superuser account. 

I need to be able to submit the forms of other users via standard input,
similar to using 'p4 user -f username' but with standard input reading
the form and not using the editor.

Look at the description of the user command at:

It appears that this is not possible, as there is no way to specify the -i
with a user argument.

Does anyone know any way I could achieve this?
Perhaps I have missed something while digging through documenation.

Thanks for any help!

Richard Gould
Software Development Assistant
ACD Systems Ltd.
The Digital Imaging Company
rgould at acdsystems.com

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