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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Creating our first branch

Let's start by creating a branch within Perforce.

Tip

You will get a lot more from following along if you try the various actions as you read about them. Branching is one of those follow along activities where your mistakes will teach you more than your successes!

On the right-click menu for the folder we wish to branch, select the option Branch Files… to give the following dialog:

Creating our first branch

In this dialog we have chosen Branch method as Specify source and target files, and we have edited the target files/folders to be //depot/Jam/BRUNO/…. We want to use a simple repository structure convention where all code line branches for the Jam ...

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