[p4] determining p4 settings

Robert Cowham robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Fri Aug 17 09:34:26 PDT 2007

Run the following to show what is active and where it comes from:

P4 set


C:\bruno_ws>p4 set
p4client=bruno_ws (config)
P4CONFIG=p4config.txt (set)
p4port=1666 (config)
P4ROOT=c:\data\perforce_depot (set -s)
p4user=bruno (config) 

Shows that most of my values from a P4CONFIG file.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com 
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Jay Glanville
> Sent: 17 August 2007 16:01
> To: Perforce Users Mailing List
> Subject: [p4] determining p4 settings
> Hello all.
> Does anyone know of a simple, absolute way of finding out 
> which perforce configuration setting is going to be used?
> For example, lets say I have (on Windows) P4CONFIG set in my 
> windows registry, plus have P4CLIENT set in both my registry 
> and my config file.
> Is there a simple query that I can execute to show me which 
> value will be used, or do I need to manually apply the rules 
> found here:
> http://perforce.com/perforce/doc.072/manuals/p4guide/02_config
> 873?
> You see, if I run
>   p4 set P4CLIENT
> It's just going to tell me what's setup in my windows 
> registry.  It's not going to use my P4CONFIG setting.
> It would be nice to know explicitly, if I ran a command here, 
> which configuration settings would be used.
> Thanks
> ---
> Jay Dickon Glanville
> Application Designer, Natural Convergence 
> jay.glanville at naturalconvergence.com
> (613) 280-2000 x593
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