[p4] Binary files always locked on "Open for Edit"?

Paul Andrei pandrei at foliage.com
Tue Mar 22 11:57:10 PST 2005

Yes, it's called "Exclusive open (locking). You need to change the 
Perforce file type to binary+l.

See "Perforce 2004.2 User's Guide":


Paul Andrei

Galen Boyer wrote:

> Is there a way to do this so only one person can checkout a binary at
> a time?
> Thanks.

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