[p4] Adding with wildcards

Melissa Kacher mkacher at msn.com
Thu Aug 2 18:56:17 PDT 2007

Please be aware that there is a reason for this behavior. You don't want
your devs adding *.obj, etc to the depot. But if you really need to do

It looks like you are on Windows. So the secret incantation is:

dir /s /b /a-d d:\src| p4 -x- add

-----Original Message-----
From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
[mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Greg Leach
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 6:22 PM
To: perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: [p4] Adding with wildcards

I'm trying to add everything under a given directory (recursively), but 
the only wildcard that I know that does recursive operations is "...", 
and that only seems to work on what is already in perforce.  "*" works 
on local files, but isn't recursive.  Are there any wildcards that will 
let me what I want?

I have a directory structure:


And I want to do something like:
p4 add d:\src\...


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