[tex-live] using depot

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Feb 10 16:21:18 CET 2004

Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> I now want to actually use the depot for testing.  What is the
> recommended way to treat the depot as read-only?  This is, no files
> should be created in the depot.  I'm quite sure that I could find it
> out by myself after hours of testing, but...

I am not sure there *is* a way of doing this, other than 
making the tree write only at the OS level.

Being a bear of small brain, I just let it run, and then do
   find . -type f | p4 -x - add
and see if it finds any new files.
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