[p4] protect and where
karish at well.com
Tue Oct 30 07:21:43 PST 2001
At 09:37 AM 10/29/2001 -0800, Mike Castle wrote:
>On Sat, Oct 27, 2001 at 09:46:34AM -0700, Chuck Karish wrote:
>> This isn't documented in either doc set (p4 help, Command Reference).
>> File a bug against the docs and fix your scripts; a user could break them
>> by changing a client spec.
>How could changing a client spec affect this?
If multiple lines in the client spec refer to the file, then there will be multiple
lines in the 'p4 where' output. For example, a file might be referenced by
its parent directory, then by a line that excludes it from the spec, then by a
line that maps it to a different place. Two lines will come up when you do
>The whole purpose of running the p4 where in the build script is to find
>out where something is mapped into the file system.
Then your script must become a bit smarter.
Chuck Karish karish at well.com (415) 317-0182
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