Public Access to Perforce?

csj junsu at
Mon Aug 16 05:56:03 PDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce M Simpson" <bms at>
Newsgroups: gmane.os.freebsd.current
Cc: <current at>
Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 2:05 PM
Subject: Re: Public Access to Perforce?

> On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 01:04:03AM -0400, Chris BeHanna wrote:
>>     Is there a read-only account that the general public could use?
> I think this is an excellent idea. Perhaps one should be set up.

Perforce license not only limits the user number but also the client number. 
I don't think a read-only account will work.

>>     To alleviate load on, p4proxy could be set up
>> on the current cvsup mirrors.  I'd likely set up my own proxy server
>> on my home box, just to improve local response time (and ease setting
>> up a local vendor branch for playing around).
> Now I'm curious about doing this myself! It would certainly help on
> my laptop. I am lagging behind on -CURRENT at the moment.


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