[p4] p4v changing the console?

Mark Tigges mtigges at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 11:44:59 PST 2008

Little bored on a Saturday are we :), I hardly ever use that feature
anyways, so it doesn't matter that much to me.  Just seemed like a
strange oversight.  I'd be willing to bet that there's an entry one
could make in ~/.p4qt/customtools.xml but I could not find any docs.


On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Tony Sweeney <sweeney at addr.com> wrote:
> Mark Tigges wrote:
>> When you "open console here" in p4v it very unfortunately uses
>> kconsole.  I couldn't find a way to change this through the gui.  Even
>> grep'ing through ~/.p4v didn't yield any results, so I suspect it's
>> hard coded, but I thought I would ask regardless.  Anybody know how to
>> change it?
> Just to follow up, I ran it using strace to see the system calls, and it
> looked for konsole everywhere on my path (using lstat()), then for uxterm,
> and once it found it, forked the terminal window.  I'm guessing if I
> installed konsole, I would get that instead (I don't want to try it because
> it would pull in a big chunk of kde, and this little netbook is
> space-constrained).  If you don't like the behaviour, I suggest you log it
> as a bug with support at perforce.com .
> Tony.
>> Mark.
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