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

Kjell Martin kjell.martin at peregrine.com
Fri Oct 19 12:15:40 PDT 2001


It would pick up the username from the standard input which contains the
User: johndoe
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Gould [mailto:RGould at acdsystems.com]
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001 11:51 AM
To: 'perforce-user at perforce.com'
Subject: [p4] 'user -f username' with standard input?



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: 
http://www.perforce.com/perforce/doc.011/manuals/cmdref/user.html#1040665
<http://www.perforce.com/perforce/doc.011/manuals/cmdref/user.html#1040665>


It appears that this is not possible, as there is no way to specify the -i
option 
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 
www.ACDSYSTEMS.com 

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