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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Appendix B. Command Line

In this appendix we relate P4V features to the underlying commands that implement them. All Perforce interfaces use a common set of commands. Being able to interpret these commands can help you create and understand the automation associated with builds and other activities.

This appendix is not intended to be an exhaustive description of all commands, which is well provided by the Perforce help and online manuals. We include some examples of basic commands to illustrate the principles and show different types of command.

What is P4V using?

Learning by example is a tried and true method. Fortunately, P4V provides you with full access to the commands that it is using. You control the command details displayed using Edit | ...

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