[p4] Are super- & admin users path-limited?

Stephen Vance steve at vance.com
Sun Mar 30 20:40:17 PDT 2008

There are no path limitations on super users regardless of what you put 
in the protections table. Admin users are path-limited, but that only 
applies to commands for which a path is relevant.


Matthew Read wrote:
> Greetings all, this is my first post here, so hopefully I won't violate
> any unspoken rules and start a war or anything ......
> While I am curious to know what effect the path-limitations defined by
> "p4 protect" for super and admin users have, my primary question is as
> follows:
> Does path-limitation of super users affect their ability to run commands
> that operate in non-path-relevant areas of the database, i.e. "p4
> <protect|user|group|admin>" and the like.
> Any wisdom here would be muchly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Matthew.
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