[p4] Performance comparison between p4sql and p4 command

Robert Cowham robert at vaccaperna.co.uk
Fri Aug 31 17:30:01 PDT 2007

Behind the scenes p4sql translates SQL statements into p4 commands so there
is no real difference.

However, as a result, you can get yourself into trouble with injudicious


> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com 
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Greg Pan
> Sent: 31 August 2007 19:37
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: [p4] Performance comparison between p4sql and p4 command
> Hi all,
> I was wondering whether anyone has ever done a performance 
> comparison between executing a p4sql and p4 command, supposed 
> that both will give you the same (or very close) metadata. 
> For example for these 2 commands:
> p4sql -s "select * from changes"
> p4 cahnges //...

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