[p4] Adding with wildcards

Melissa Kacher mkacher at msn.com
Fri Aug 3 09:08:06 PDT 2007

Why would you add extra layers of complication, failure points, and 
additional work for all of your users to your system when the beauty of 
Perforce is in its simplicity?

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At the risk of suggesting the impractical - Greg, you should seriously 
consider looking at Cygwin if you're doing shell stuff on windows.  cmd.exe 
kind of sucks.  Maybe there is a newer Microsoft shell that is better, I 
don't know about recent goings on there.

There is the below and I think the equivalent in cygwin bash would be 
something like p4 add `cygpath -w \`find src\``


-----Original Message-----
From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com on behalf of Vinny Murphy (vmurphy)
Sent: Thu 8/2/2007 8:47 PM
To: Greg Leach; perforce-user at perforce.com
Subject: Re: [p4] Adding with wildcards

Hi Greg,

 >From http://www.perforce.com/perforce/technotes/note012.html you could

C:> cd src
C:> dir /b /s /a-d | p4 -x - add

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[mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Greg Leach
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 9:22 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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