[p4] Importing flat files into Perforce

Stephen Vance steve at vance.com
Wed Oct 19 09:53:48 PDT 2005


See the add portion of Tech Note #2 at the Perforce site under Documentation.

Steve

At 12:47 PM 10/19/2005, Subramanyam Baghudana wrote:
>Hi Stephen,
>
>Thanks for the tip.  You are right the version is
>2005.1.  What I am trying to achieve is to import a
>complete directory tree or a file system, in one shot
>into the Perforce depot.  Would appreciate any help on
>this.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Subbu
>
>--- Stephen Vance <steve at vance.com> wrote:
>
> > I assume you mean 2005.1 since 2005.2 has not yet
> > been released.
> >
> > What do you mean by "import information in flat
> > files"? If you just
> > mean putting the file under revision control, use
> > 'p4 add'. If you
> > mean importing metadata from flat files, you need to
> > do some
> > scripting for that to happen. What are you really
> > trying to accomplish?
> >
> > BTW, if all you're looking for is 'p4 add' I
> > recommend you go through
> > the user guide to see what Perforce can really do.
> >
> > Steve
> >
> > At 02:49 PM 10/18/2005, Subramanyam Baghudana wrote:
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >I am working with Perforce 2005.2 installed on a
> > >system running Solaris 9.  I would like to know how
> > to
> > >import information in flat files into Perforce.
> > >
> > >If someone has done this earlier or could help,
> > would
> > >really appreciate it.
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >
> > >Subbu
> > >
> > >
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