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Re: Perforce comparison

From: Steinar Bang <sb_at_dod.no>
Date: 2007-10-03 15:26:13 CEST

>>>>> "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@red-bean.com>:

> Remember that we have to use 'svn' to add, delete, copy, move files.
> Editing files is the one bizarre exception that you don't have to
> tell svn about, and it's an exception that we have to explicitly
> teach to svn-newbies. I suspect the reason so many svn developers
> shutter at the idea of a mandatory 'svn edit foo.c' command is
> because they were raised on cvs. :-)

What annoys me with perforce isn't so much that you have to mark a
file as editable (though that is a pain when working offline), but
that "p4 sync" isn't enough when you have changes to a file.

You have to do "p4 resolve" as well.

And the number of times me and my coworkers have forgotten to that,
and have checked in their own changes over the previous one,
is... numerous...

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