[p4] Partial branch integration causes problems

Chuck Karish chuck.karish at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 05:05:11 PDT 2009

If you integrate some but not all the files in a changelist
Perforce considers that the changelist has been integrated.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:12 AM, Finn Normann Pedersen
<merenpha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a problem with branching that I hope some of you might know a
> solution on.
> 1. I branch some files from branch A to B.
> 2. Once work is done in B and I do a filespec integration from B to A,
> but only some of the files are branched back into A to make testing A
> more simple.
> 3. Once testing is done on the partial changes I want to integrate the
> rest of the changes in B back into A ... but now perforce tells me
> that the integration is "done" and there is nothing to integrate. I
> then force integration of file already integrated (check under
> options), but now the perforce merge application tells me that the
> files are totally different, even though only minor changes exist.
> Is this a perforce problem? A merge application problem? ... or me ;o)  ??
> Hope you can help !
> Cheers,
>  Finn Normann Pedersen
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