[p4] is there a way to get locally changed files off a user's machine?

Hoff, Todd Todd.Hoff at Ciena.com
Tue Jun 15 11:27:55 PDT 2004


You can see a diff on other peoples hard drive using the gui diff. We do it
all the time. At least on windows. Try it.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Stave [mailto:MStave at alphablox.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 11:22 AM
> To: Hoff, Todd; perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: RE: [p4] is there a way to get locally changed files off a
> user's machine?
> 
> 
> I don't *think* you can see unsubmitted edits on someone 
> else's hard drive,
> via standard p4 commands.  You can diff against the version 
> that they opened
> for edit, or see it in the depot *after* they submit it.
> 
> If they have a drive/directory shared on the network you can 
> peek manually
> via the file system.
> 
> --- Matt
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-admin at perforce.com
> [mailto:perforce-user-admin at perforce.com]On Behalf Of Hoff, Todd
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 11:13 AM
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: [p4] is there a way to get locally changed files off a user's
> machine?
> 
> 
> I as a third party seem to be able to go to another 
> user's change number, using the gui on my machine,
> and a do a diff that shows the changes to files located
> on the other developer's machine. 
> 
> Does this work on all platforms? I was very surprised
> that this worked. Maybe its windows only?
> 
> Is there a way for me to get access to the changed files?
> Though i guess if i have the diff i can construct the
> new file.
> 
> I guess in general i don't understand how this magik
> works.
> 
> 
> thanx
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