[tex-live] perforce problems

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed Feb 11 11:15:00 CET 2004

Werner LEMBERG wrote:

> Assume that I've done a `p4 sync'.  Now, by mistake, I delete file
> `foo' from my harddisk.[*]  Coming from CVS I expect that calling `p4
> sync' again restores the deleted file.  But this is not true!  p4 says
> `File(s) up-to-date'.

p4 sync -f $filename

(for *f*orce synchonisation)

> What is the proper command to force p4 to synchronize not only my
> (virtual) workspace with the depot but my workspace with the data I
> really have on my harddisk?

does http://www.perforce.com/perforce/technotes/note002.html
cover this situation? I just wrap this into a script
Sebastian Rahtz      Information Manager
Oxford University Computing Services
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