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Quick Perforce Setup

This serves as my personal quick guide to setting up perforce on Linux. Create a new directory (e.g. /u01/p4root), download p4d from and copy it to the above folder. Set execute permissions and chown it to the Linux perforce user that will be running the server process. Start the Perforce server with: p4d Create a user: p4 user Set the email and save the user. Check the users: p4 users Set the security level to strong passwords: p4 counter -f security 2 Set the user's passwd: p4 passwd Restart your server and then login: p4 login Type your password, this will ensure your server is secure. Create a client workspace p4 client Give it a name, set the "revertunchanged", "share" for line ends, "rmdir" options. Depots List the depots: p4 depots Delete the default depot: p4 depot -d depot Create some depots: p4 depot List the depots again: p4 depots Map the depots to your client by using p4 client. Type Maps Set the typema