On Friday 31 August 2007 19:50:19 Howard Goldstein wrote: > Kris Kennaway wrote: > > Manolis Kiagias wrote: > >> Howard Goldstein wrote: > >>> As the subject says, is there a straightforward way to retrieve a > >>> directory tree from perforce.freebsd.org? Clicking individual files in > >>> the web interface is really tedious. > >>> _______________________________________________ > >>> email@example.com mailing list > >>> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > >>> To unsubscribe, send any mail to > >>> "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > >> > >> It seems the required software for accessing perforce repositories is > >> available in ports: > >> > >> /usr/ports/devel/perforce > >> > >> I haven't tried it myself though. I don't even know if > >> perforce.freebsd.org allows anonymous access. You can however read some > >> details on it here: > >> > >> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/p4-primer/index.html > >> > >> If you do try, it please send a follow up post with results. > >> > >> > >> _______________________________________________ > >> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to > >> "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > No, it doesn't allow anonymous access (this isn't feasible due to the > > way perforce works, i.e. maintaining all client state on the server). > > I dont know of a way to extract a general perforce tree, although a > > few of them (like trustedbsd) are exported via cvsup on I think > > cvsup9. I think you will have to ask whoever's branch you are looking > > at for a copy of it. > > Dang. Like an idiot savant, perforce appears to be (channeling Yoda I > am?) Time for a script to workaround perforce's needlessly overcomplex > stupidity. Thanks for letting me know I'm beating my head against the > wall with the out-of-box tools...binary only at that.
I assume that since sources in perforce is work-in-progress that may or not become official work-in-progress (-current), download complexity is a plus. -- Mel _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"