[p4] How to know where a pending branch originated?

John W jwdevel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 16:46:19 PDT 2015


Great, thank you.

-John

On 4/13/15, Gabor Maghera <gmaghera at gmail.com> wrote:
> Try using p4 fstat with these options:
>
> $ p4 fstat -Or -T resolveBaseFile0
> //Sandbox/Users/gabor.maghera/Area51/anothertest.txt
> ... resolveBaseFile0 //Sandbox/Users/gabor.maghera/Area51/bar.txt
>
>
> --
> Gabor
>
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 11:53 AM, John W <jwdevel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I feel like I've been using p4 way to long to not know this answer,
>> but even quite a bit of searching has not helped...
>>
>> Suppose I copy a file
>>
>>     $ p4 copy foo bar
>>
>> Now, it shows up in "opened"
>>
>>     $ p4 opened
>>      //depot/path/to/bar#1 - branch change 12345 (text)
>>
>> Great; no problems so far.
>> Now, suppose I forget that "bar" originally came from "foo".
>>
>> I have this file, "bar," opened for branching, and I want to know from
>> where it originated.
>>
>> How the heck do I get that information (preferably from the commandline)?
>>
>> Something somewhere must know this information, because it will be
>> recorded in the server when this change is submitted. But how do I get
>> that info *before* it is submitted?
>>
>> Thanks
>> -John
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