[p4] P4 Set not working

Jeff Desharnais jdesharnais at maddocsoftware.com
Wed Nov 15 11:57:24 PST 2006

We just set up a proxy server for one of our teams.

We sent out an email instructing people to run the following command to
update P4PORT to point to the proxy server: 

p4 set P4PORT=proxy1:1667

On some machines this command goes through fine and updates the P4PORT

On other machines, however, we get the following error message:

Perforce client warning:
        Warning: environment variable hides registry definition of

Has anyone experienced this and/or know a cause or solution to it?


Jeff Desharnais
IT Specialist
Mad Doc Software
100 Burtt Rd., Suite 220
Andover, MA  01810
(978) 409-6272 Ext. 132

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