[p4] Client confusion
robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Wed Oct 5 14:45:11 PDT 2005
You can also use a spec trigger to email you after a change of client.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of J. Paul Reed
> Sent: 05 October 2005 20:01
> To: Jonathan Arnold
> Cc: 'perforce-user at perforce.com'
> Subject: Re: [p4] Client confusion
> Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> > I'm sure this has come up before, but it would be nice if there was
> > some way to have system wide clients, where everyone shares
> the same
> > view, only it is relative to themselves. Or maybe some way
> to have a
> > templated client, that automagically picks up changes from everyone
> > else.
> The obvious question that pops to mind is why are shared
> clients being used at all?
> We use shared clients so people have access to tools and
> such, but the client specs are locked to everyone save build
> engineers and the client areas are exported via read-only NFS.
> > But in the meantime, is there any easy way to track client changes?
> > I'd even be satisfied if there were some kind of trigger or
> > that would email me whenever someone changes their client.
> You can use a spec depot to version client specs, and then do
> a standard filelog to see when the specs changed and how they changed.
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