[p4] Sandboxes without branching

Roy Smith smith_roy at emc.com
Thu Aug 23 14:28:25 PDT 2007


Why can't you create a branch?  It sounds like exactly what you need.

On Aug 23, 2007, at 5:00 PM, Mark Lee wrote:

> Hello,
>
>
>
> For the sake of argument, let's say that user branches cannot be
> created.  Users want to edit a group of files for some time in a  
> sandbox
> with complete (though temporary) version history and then submit into
> Perforce.  How would one then create such a sandbox?
>
>
>
> Several recent threads have mentioned various shelving methods (p4tar,
> scripts, etc.) and a third-party product, CodePickle.  These solutions
> all seem to involve a save/rollback/resume model that does not include
> support for versioning.  One solution I'm investigating involves using
> both a local and remote Perforce server with separate workspaces  
> mapped
> to the same root.  Obviously this would require user diligence to keep
> each up to date but in theory this looks like it should work.
>
>
>
> Has anyone else worked on a similar system or have any ideas how  
> best to
> accomplish this?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark
>
>
>
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