Public Access to Perforce?

Brooks Davis brooks at
Tue Aug 17 09:21:30 PDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 08:55:51PM +0800, csj wrote:
> ----- 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.

If we ever switch to Perforce as our development repository, the primary
source access mechanism will remain CVS as we will maintain a fully CVS
repository that looks just like our current one (with possiable
exception of some early, ill advised, temporary branches).

-- Brooks

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