[p4] P4Win vs P4V

Jeff Grills jgrills at junctionpoint.com
Wed Jul 5 13:01:47 PDT 2006


I think it's pretty clear that p4win is at least heading towards being
officially deprecated since it's no longer part of the standard p4 Windows
installer, but p4v is part of that installer.  It used to be the other way
around.

j

-----Original Message-----
From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
[mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Jason Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 1:45 PM
To: Mark Allender
Cc: perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: Re: [p4] P4Win vs P4V

If you're on a non-Windows machine, P4V is about the only graphical 
solution that I know of.  (Whatever happened to TkP4 or was it P4TK?).

Every time I've tried to use P4V, I've found it very unintuitive when 
compared with P4Win.  It may accomplish the same thing, but it seemed to 
take a lot more effort (clicks, etc.).  I seem to recall the terminology 
being different between the two clients as well.

And since there hasn't been any official word of P4Win being deprecated, 
there hasnt't been a need to switch.

--Jason



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