Please refer 
for details.

Basically the change tracking is done by commit message between working 
branch and perforce remote branch. Git-p4 leaves hints in message for 

On Monday, December 9, 2013 11:06:06 PM UTC+8, Li Dong wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there any detailed document about how git p4 toolset works? I am 
> curious how it tracks depot paths, bidirectional changes etc. I am totally 
> confused about it now.
> The problem I face is after creating git repository with "git p4 clone," I 
> added several files into the repository. The folder of the files in Git has 
> no corresponding Depot path in P4 client view configuration, and everytime 
> I tried to use "git p4 submit" to sync changes back to P4, I got errors 
> saying "error: filexxx: already exists in working directory". Anyone can 
> guide me how to fix this issue? Thanks in advance.
> Best Regards,

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