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

Hoff, Todd Todd.Hoff at Ciena.com
Wed Jun 16 09:55:28 PDT 2004


Thanx for the explanation! It's common for development directories
to be shared. The OS directories aren't.

It's very convenient though.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oren Shemesh [mailto:orens at p-cube.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 12:16 PM
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: RE: [p4] is there a way to get locally changed files off a
> user's machine?
> 
> 
> This can only work if the root of their client is accesible 
> to your PC.
> For this to work (In Windows), the client root should be 
> called something
> like this:
> \\PcName\rootDir
> 
> And also, the PC should make it's Root directory shared by all users.
> 
> This is a pretty scary setup in my opinion - One virus on one 
> PC can infect
> all PCs through these shared drives !
> 
> Oren.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hoff, Todd [mailto:Todd.Hoff at Ciena.com]
> Sent: Tue, June 15, 2004 9:28 PM
> To: 'Matt Stave'; perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: RE: [p4] is there a way to get locally changed files off a
> user's machine?
> 
> 
> 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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