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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Dealing with installation

Perforce is a very straight forward system to install on various operating systems. It is not deeply embedded and thus it is relatively independent of different versions of operating systems.

Client and server version compatibility

Unlike many version control systems, Perforce does not require that clients and servers be at the exact same version. When a client connects with a server, they both determine the set of features they have in common and act accordingly. Some clients require a minimum server version. The 2013.2 version of P4V requires a server that is version 2008.1 or later.

The examples and images in this book are based on the 2013.2 version of P4V and the 2013.2 version of the Perforce server. If your P4V or ...

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