How to retrieve a directory tree from perforce.freebsd.org?
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Fri Aug 31 10:50:34 PDT 2007
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.
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>> It seems the required software for accessing perforce repositories is
>> available in ports:
>> 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:
>> If you do try, it please send a follow up post with results.
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> 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.
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