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Ampersand in Windows Password

I have a password for a Perforce account which contains an ampersand (&) and when I try to use certain P4 commands, I get the following error: Perforce password (P4PASSWD) invalid or unset. I ...
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How to track user actions on files of a directory?

We use Perforce for version control on Windows 7, but lately I have been encountering certain problems with it. Permissions to some files and directories seem to change without any reason. I want to ...
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Perforce on Cygwin Prompts for a visible password

When I run the perforce login command in a cygwin shell running inside a mintty terminal emulator, the password prompted by perforce is visible--as I type the characters that make up my password, the ...
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Ratio of size of single version to size of full distributed version controlled archive

I am considering using Git. What I would like to know is, if I am going to download the full distributed version controlled archive to my local machine rather than checking out a single copy as used ...
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Intellij IDEA with perforce integration

I'm using Intellij IDEA 13 community edition. Can some one tell me how do I integrate it with the perforce VCS. Is there such a plugin available for the latest edition. P.S: I searched a lot and ...
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configuring p4 on red hat enterprise linux

It's time to get rid of this simple but yet not easily explained topic. And whatever I got on internet, in one or other way, failed to sync my WINDOWS depot to RHEL client. Following is the stuff I ...
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Perforce - how do I delete p4 client settings

I accidentally switched the Client and Host fields and now I cannot change it back. If I edit the file that pops up when I run the p4 client, I only get a message that the settings were not changed. I ...
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Perforce, UAC, and symlinks on Windows 7/8

I've met with the following interesting behavior; I'd appreciate if someone could explain the mechanics behind: When I get the source via Perforce, and it contains a symlink (for example as part of ...
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In Perforce merge, what do Base and Theirs mean?

I'm using p4merge (p4v -merge) with Perforce and am uncertain what the terms "Base" and "Theirs" refer to. Is Base the same as the current head? (Doesn't seem to be) Does Theirs contain the changes ...
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What do I need to do to enable a user to push with Perforce/Git Fusion OVA?

I'm using the Git Fusion OVA running in VirtualBox to submodule a Perforce repository into a git repository. I've set up users to be members of the git-fusion-push group, and that group is a subgroup ...
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Unable to configure perforce with Code Collaborator on mac

I tried to setup Code Collaborator on Mac with Perforce but I get the following error Error: Error while processing output Not sure what I should do to fix it :(
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Fix P4 command line to always work

Summary: The Perforce command line p4 does not work correctly unless I open the shell from P4V. How/where do I edit things to fix my configuration so that it always works? Details On Windows 7x64, ...
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How do I open a checked out file in a Perforce depot with an external editor on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I'm using p4v on OS X 10.8. Before I upgraded to Mountain Lion, I could double click a checked out file in a changelist under the "Pending" tab and the file would open in the external editor specified ...
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Perforce P4 client: how can I transfer my workspaces and bookmarks to a new computer

I have many client-specs and workspaces defined for many different Perforce servers. I got a new computer and installed P4V client, but I can't see any of my client-specs because they are all ...
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Configuring p4 on Solaris

I'm trying to configure p4 (Perforce) on Solaris, but have had no success. Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong? Reference: ...
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Why can't I delete my depot on Perforce?

I'm just messing around in a local Perforce database, trying to figure out how I can reset Perforce back to a previous state without journaling or deleting and recreating the database files. I have ...
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Ubuntu Perforce client temporary directory

I am having trouble setting the location of the temporary directory for the Perforce visual client (p4v) on Ubuntu 11.10. Basically it is currently set to the current working directory. I want the ...
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How can I define a default client view in Perforce?

When creating a new client workspace in Perforce, the default view contains the entire depot (or, more correctly, all of the depots defined on the server). This is never needed, yet new users often ...
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Emacs doesn't follow symlinks into Perforce repositories

In Emacs, I set vc-follow-symlinks to t. It follows symlinks into Git repositories with no problem. However, it fails to follow links into Perforce repositories. I usually set ...
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Installing Perforce client on Ubuntu

I am trying to install perforce on my Ubuntu machine, after I untar the .tgz file, I get two folders lib and bin. Where would be the executable or how do I install it correctly? Thanks.
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How to copy a Read-Only file and make the copy writable with a single cp command?

How to copy a Read-Only file in Linux and make the copy writable with a single cp command in Linux (Ubuntu 10.04)? The --no-preserve and --preserve seemed to be good candidates, except that they ...
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Perforce and how to create symbolic links on samba share in Windows

I am using Perforce and have Workspace of project under Linux. The project contains many symbolic links. I have no problems with Perforce and the symbolic links as long as I work on Linux. However, if ...
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What is causing an application to work again after re-enabling the network?

We are using a client/server versioning system (Perforce). Randomly, a client gets disconnected and is only able to reconnect when the user disables and re-enables the network card. The weird thing is ...
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Perforce client connection

This is a real basic question but I was struggling at it from 30 mins. I am using perforce and I want to access my colleagues workspace for accessing data report which we are working on together. How ...
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Can't Execute Binary on Ubuntu

I can't believe I'm asking this...clearly I'm in rare form today. Trying to setup a new Ubuntu machine and just downloaded 'p4' (Perforce command line client). It's a single file download - a ...
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Error installing Perforce plugin (P4WSAD) to Zend Studio 7

I am running Zend Studio build 20090901 I am trying to install the Perforce plugin but I receive this error: An error occurred while collecting items to be installed session context ...
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Any way to get P4V to work with older servers?

I use P4V as a Perforce client. I updated to 2009.1 to get some major bug fixes, and it seems they removed the ability to connect to older clients. I do work for a few clients, and 5/6 depots I have ...