[p4] UNIX dot files into Perforce

Dave Lewis dlewis78731 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 12:00:16 PDT 2007

uh, "find . " seems to get them...


On 8/22/07, Thomas.Wielski at sybase.com <Thomas.Wielski at sybase.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> We are archiving some  2Gb of UNIX directories into a Perforce depot.
> There are many directory levels there, many symbolic links and many dot
> files (files whose names begin with a dot), as well as dot directories.
> The problem is how to p4 add all files including these dot files and
> directories  to a changelist while using filespec wildcards, short of
> writing complex UNIX shell scripts that locate them and add them one by
> one..
>  "p4 add dir/*/*"  and variations thereof do not pick them up.   I suspect
> there must be a simple answer to this question, but I just haven't stumbled
> upon it.
> Thank you in advance,
> Thomas Wielski
> Perforce Administrator
> Sybase, Inc
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