[p4] Perforce triggers

Stephen Vance steve at vance.com
Wed Jul 12 06:46:42 PDT 2006

Leaving it locked in Perforce happens when the submission fails. Leaving 
it read-only seems like a bug to me unless it was from an integration. 
I'd report this to support. Be sure to include your version information 
for both client and server.


Knight, Steve wrote:
> Hello,
> Much to the annoyance of some of the developers at our organisation I've
> added certain code format checks into a Perforce change-content trigger.
> This seems to work very well.
> However, one of the side affects is that should the submission fail it
> will leave the file locked and read only on the client.     So the file
> then has to be at the very least chmod'd and possibly unlocked too.
> Even the people who support the spirit of what I'm trying to do aren't
> too keen on this second aspect.
> Is there something I'm doing wrong or is it a bug?   (I couldn't find
> anything relevant in the Tech Notes ...)
> Thanks
> Steve
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