[p4] [Newbie]: Mapping one depot to multiple locations in sameworkspace

Slava Imeshev imeshev at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 31 17:01:48 PDT 2009


Tobias,

Could you tell us what you are trying to do with such workspace
layout? 

Regards,

Slava Imeshev
vimeshev at viewtier.com
www.viewtier.com



> -----Original Message-----
> From: perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com 
> [mailto:perforce-user-bounces at perforce.com] On Behalf Of Tobias Alte
> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2009 6:16 PM
> To: perforce-user at perforce.com
> Subject: [p4] [Newbie]: Mapping one depot to multiple 
> locations in sameworkspace
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am fairly new to P4 and have yet to figure out how to do 
> the following:
> 
> Given a depot A (for binary files in that specific case):
> 
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Debug/
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Release/
> 
> I want to do the following:
> 
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Debug/... //(local_files)/build/Debug/...
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Release/... //(local_files)/build/Release/...
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Debug/... 
> //(local_files)/build/win32/vc8.0/Debug/...
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Release/... 
> //(local_files)/build/win32/vc8.0/Release/...
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Debug/... 
> //(local_files)/build/win32/vc9.0/Debug/...
> //A/subdir_a/project_a/Release/... 
> //(local_files)/build/win32/vc9.0/Release/...
> 
> Basically a one(depot)-to-many(locations in one workspace) 
> relation. So 
> far I am not able to get this work with pretty much any possible 
> combination of '+' etc.
> 
> Right now I assume it is not supposed to work because P4 
> maybe doesn't 
> work as a 'storage only' system - meaning it doesn't let me create 
> two(more) copies of the same depot file in one workspace even 
> if I have 
> no intention of modifying them.
> 
> Is this assumption correct or did just not use the right workspace 
> configuration yet?
> 
> I working with client (2008.2/188141) on server version 
> (2007.2/136816).
> 
> Thanks a lot for any input!
> Tobias
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