[p4] Revision confusion

Shawn Hladky p4shawn at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 09:56:48 PDT 2007


even a sync -f won't change a file that's opened for edit.

On 8/30/07, Ivey, William <william_ivey at bmc.com> wrote:
>
> I forgot to mention that both revision #1 and 2 of this
> particular file are identical in content so the empty
> diff makes sense, it's the fact that everything is
> consistently referencing rev 1 that's interesting.
>
> -Wm
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Ivey, William
>
> I was watching the modtime thread and tried an experiment,
>
> the results were interesting:
>
>
>
> > p4 have BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#2 - /opt/simcity/auto/daily/main/BuildIt.dat
>
> > p4 edit BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#2 - opened for edit
>
> > p4 sync BuildIt.dat#1
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#2 - is opened at a later revision - not changed
>
> > p4 have BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#1 - /opt/simcity/auto/daily/main/BuildIt.dat
>
> > p4 revert BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#1 - was edit, reverted
>
> > p4 edit BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#1 - opened for edit
>
> ... //depot/main/BuildIt.dat - must sync/resolve #2 before submitting
>
> > p4 diff BuildIt.dat
>
> ==== //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#1 -
> /opt/simcity/auto/daily/main/BuildIt.dat ====
>
> > p4 revert BuildIt.dat
>
> //depot/main/BuildIt.dat#1 - was edit, reverted
>
>
>
> Obviously sync doesn't update the file contents, but it does change
>
> the revision. -Wm
>
>
>
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