[p4] Travelling back and forth without destroying the depot
gb.perforce at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 5 05:51:54 PST 2010
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 11:45 AM, Paulo De Oliveira Cantante De Matos
<Paulo.Matos at csr.com> wrote:
> I have a depot with several directories. I want one of the directories
> ~/depot/foo/bar as it was at a given time (lets say I have a specific
> date in mind). Then I want to go back to the most up-to-date version. I
> thought I could do something like:
> rm -Rf ~/depot/foo/bar
> p4 sync -f //depot/foo/bar/...@<date>
> ... <test something>
> p4 sync -f //depot/foo/bar/...
> Any tips on the best way to work this out?
Why rm and then force the sync ? There is no much point in doing that
unless you want to get rid of - or clobber - unmanaged files in the
workspace. I would do:
p4 sync //depot/foo/bar/...@<date>
should have the same result under normal circumstances while being
less of a strain on the server.
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