[p4] p4 *nix to p4 win

Jeff Grills jgrills at junctionpoint.com
Fri Oct 7 10:14:50 PDT 2005


No, the metadata is all in the db.* files, or the checkpoint which you will
restore on the new platform.  The *,v files are the delta-stored archive
files.

j

-----Original Message-----
From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
[mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Zoltan Grose
Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 10:42 AM
To: perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: Re: [p4] p4 *nix to p4 win

Ah, the line ending issue is for Perforce itself (e.g. its metadata)?
-z

On Oct 7, 2005, at 3:45 AM, Robert Cowham wrote:

> Translate the line endings on all ,v files in the repository from  
> \n to \r\n
> if going to Windows, and vice versa as per the Tech Note 10.
>
> Run the following command from the target $P4ROOT directory:
>
>     find . -type f -name '*,v' -print0 | xargs -0 perl -p -i -e 's/ 
> \r\n/\n/'
>
> The command syntax might be different depending on the specific  
> platform and
> shell that you are using. For example, on Solaris, the equivalent  
> command
> is:
>
>     find . -type f -name '*,v' -exec perl -p -i -e 's/\r\n/\n/' "{}"\;
>
> Make sure by testing your conversion on some files that the above  
> is going
> to work properly before you do it!! I have blythely used unix2dos that
> seemed to be available and yet didn't change the file in place!
>
> Robert
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
>> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Zoltan Grose
>> Sent: 06 October 2005 23:11
>> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
>> Subject: Re: [p4] p4 *nix to p4 win
>>
>> I retract part of my original statement. My OSX is formatted
>> as case- insensitive so it is even doubly less of an issue
>> than I originally thought. =)
>>
>> So know the only question mark is the line endings.
>>
>> -z
>>
>> On Oct 6, 2005, at 1:36 PM, Jeff A. Bowles wrote:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Oct 6, 2005, at 10:13 AM, Zoltan Grose wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> So I'm getting a brand spanking new box in the next few
>>>>
>> weeks and I'm
>>
>>>> thinking of moving my depot over. Right now I run my
>>>>
>> server on an OS
>>
>>>> X box and the new server would be Windows. I'm going from case
>>>> sensitive to case insensitive so there shouldn't be any
>>>>
>> issues there.
>>
>>>> Any other gotchas you guys can think of? We are a micro-deployment
>>>> (200 MB depot, 5 users) and the IP address will remain the same so
>>>> client migration is N/A.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>     There shouldn't be many issues.  I would install VNC or
>>>
>> a similar
>>
>>> "virtual console" application on the Windows machine to ease
>>> administration.
>>>
>>>     (Obviously, you're going to use the tech notes info for
>>>
>> converting
>>
>>> between platform types, right?)
>>>
>>>     -Jeff Bowles
>>>
>>>     ps. Why change platform types?
>>>
>>>
>>
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