[p4] P4Win vs P4V

Robert Cowham robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Thu Jul 6 04:32:38 PDT 2006


P4v can do folder adds from within the app (Workspace tab).

Doesn't do other drag and drop though.

Robert 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com 
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Michael Wolfe
> Sent: 06 July 2006 01:33
> To: streak at narus.com; jgrills at junctionpoint.com
> Cc: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: Re: [p4] P4Win vs P4V
> 
> 
> 		I'm jumping into this thread a bit late, but I 
> have to say that one of the things that keeps me using P4Win 
> is the tight integration with Explorer. Drag-n-drop file and 
> folder Adds are a huge timesaver.
> 
> So... does P4V have the same kind of integration?
> 
> -- Mike Wolfe
> 
> ----------------------------------------
> 
> 				From: Jason Williams <streak at narus.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 4:51 PM
> To: Jeff Grills <jgrills at junctionpoint.com>
> Subject: Re: [p4] P4Win vs P4V 
> 
> Jeff Grills wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I'm not so sure that that's a sign that it's being officially 
> deprecated. Afterall, if it was being deprecated, there 
> wouldn't continually be new releases, new bug fixes, etc.
> 
> Looking at 
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/downloads/ntx86.html , I see 
> many Windows components that aren't continually rev'd: P4GT 
> (2005.1), P4Report (2004.2), P4OFC (2005.1), CWPerforce (2005.1).
> 
> But both the Core Installer and the P4Win Installer are 
> constantly rev'd. In fact, there still seems to be features 
> being added to P4Win (as evidenced from 
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/latest.html#p4win).
> 
> If P4Win was being dropped, I'd at least expect something to 
> appear at their "Software Updates" page at 
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/downloads/patchnews.html
> 
> Hopefully they'd give people a bit of notice before that happens.
> 
> --Jason
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