[p4] Limiting users ability to create new branches

Russell Jackson rusty at rcjacksonconsulting.com
Wed Feb 27 10:34:22 PST 2008


No, the undoc help says that you can use the =branch right to prevent people
from branching files.

Rusty

On 2/27/08, Jamison, Shawn <sjamison at ciena.com> wrote:
>
> Wouldn't that only work if they use a branch spec?
>
> Wouldn't I have to parse the files section of a change list and validate
> that the depot path is really a new branch?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> -Shawn Jamison>
> Ciena Corp.
> Perforce Admin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Looney, James B (N-ULA) [mailto:james.b.looney at lmco.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:11 AM
> To: Jamison, Shawn; perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: RE: [p4] Limiting users ability to create new branches
>
> Sounds like you might want to use a form-in trigger on branches.  If you
> see the name of a person in the development group, reject it.  See
> Perforce's public depot ( http://public.perforce.com/public/index.html
> )or the admin docs for more on triggers(
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/doc.042/manuals/p4sag/06_scripting.html
> ).
>
> -James
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com
> > [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Jamison,
> > Shawn
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:22 AM
> > To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> > Subject: [p4] Limiting users ability to create new branches
> >
> > I have the express need to limit a development groups ability to
> > create new branches.
> >
> > They seem to think that a new branch is the solution to every
> > development problem.
> >
> >
> > Has anyone experienced this before or have any suggestions on how to
> > accomplish this?
> >       Besides sending a dude named Tony to visit them with at baseball
>
> > bat...
> >
> > Thanks
> > -Shawn Jamison>
> > Ciena Corp.
> > Perforce Admin
> >
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