[p4] Installing P4d On An Mac OS X Machine

Michael Amorose mamorose at spectorsoft.com
Thu Nov 2 11:52:59 PST 2006

"&" never seemed to work at all despite that being the only instruction to
use on the Perforce website. After running p4d -h and seeing the options and
playing with them a bit using "-d" seemed to work fine.


On 11/2/06 12:16 PM, "Ken.Williams at thomson.com" <Ken.Williams at thomson.com>

> If you start with '-d', you shouldn't need to background with '&'
> because it'll go into background mode automatically through the magic of
> forks, right?
>  -Ken
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2006 6:21 AM
>> To: mamorose at spectorsoft.com; perforce-user at perforce.com
>> Subject: Re: [p4] Installing P4d On An Mac OS X Machine
>> In ~/.profile you should have:
>> export P4PORT=localhost:1666
>> Starting then with
>> p4d -d &
>> works just fine, given p4d is on the path.

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