[p4] Demerging in Perforce in General

Greg Whitfield g.whitfield at computer.org
Thu Jul 27 06:26:08 PDT 2006


Isn't this just the standard process for backing out of a change? 




-----Original Message-----
From: Weintraub, David [mailto:david.weintraub at bofasecurities.com] 
Sent: 27 July 2006 13:04
To: perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: [p4] Demerging in Perforce in General

Actually, this brings up an interesting question...

How do you "unmerge" code from a file? In most version control systems, you
can specify a merge in reverse to say "remove any changes that this
particular version of the file had made". It can be important to undo
something that shouldn't have been included in the version in the first
place.

It looks like you can sort of do this via the "p4 integrate" command, but
only by creating a new branch in the first place. However, I'm looking for a
two things:

* Demerging without branching. Sort of controversial, but other version
control systems do allow it.
* A way of demerging an entire branch that was previously merged into
another branch.

Is this possible in Perforce?

-----Original Message-----
From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
[mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Aklujkar, Abhijit
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 5:13 AM
To: perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: [p4] unsync the change list from the latest..??

Hi All,

How do we unsync or ignore a particular change list from the latest
submitted code...??

 

Thank You.

 

~ Abhi

 

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