[p4] P4Win vs P4V

Mark Allender marka at Volition-inc.com
Wed Jul 5 09:28:33 PDT 2006

We have no one here in a shop of about 200 users that uses p4v at all.  I
suspect that it mainly has to do with look and feel.  I don't like p4v
either, mainly for the same reasons.  I know that sounds silly,  but it's
hard to quantify any other way. 

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of 
> Marshall, Tony [IT]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 3:52 AM
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: [p4] P4Win vs P4V
> What do Windows users tend to use most - P4Win or P4V? I 
> thought that since P4V is cross-platform, it would be the 
> strategic direction that Perforce would go when developing 
> the product. So I recommended that we use it in our team 
> before evaluating both of them. However, I'm finding that 
> P4Win has useful features that P4V (2005.2) doesn't - e.g. 
> Safe automatice resolve, linking submitted changelists to 
> jobs, viewing workspace files not in the depot. That's really 
> annoying!
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