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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Files in the Depot

    1. The Perforce Filespec Syntax

    2. Browsing Depot Files

    3. File Types at a Glance

  2. Chapter 2 Working with Files

    1. An Overview

    2. Creating A Workspace

    3. Synchronizing a Workspace

    4. Local Syntax, Wildcard Expansion, and Special Characters

    5. Working with Local Files

    6. Working with Pending Changelists and Submitting Files

    7. Removing and Restoring Files

    8. Useful Recipes

  3. Chapter 3 Resolving and Merging Files

    1. Resolving: When, What, and How

    2. How Perforce Merges Text Files

    3. Reconciling Structural Changes

    4. Tips for Smoother Collaboration

    5. The Arcana of Merging

  4. Chapter 4 Branching and Integration

    1. The Classic Case for A Branch

    2. Creating Branches

    3. Integrating Changes from Branch to Branch

    4. Reconciling Structural Changes

    5. The Arcana of Integration

  5. Chapter 5 Labels and Jobs

    1. Saving Important Configurations

    2. Using Labels

    3. Using Jobs

    4. Jobs as Changelist Markers

  6. Chapter 6 Controlling and Automating Activity

    1. Depot and File Access

    2. Accessing Files in Other Domains

    3. Saving and Restoring Specs

    4. Change Notification and Change Monitoring

    5. Scripting Tips

    6. Behind-the-Scenes Version Control

  7. Chapter 7 How Software Evolves

    1. The Story of Ace Engineering

    2. The Mainline Model

    3. Ace Engineering Revisited

    4. Containerizing

  8. Chapter 8 Basic Codeline Management

    1. Organizing Your Depot

    2. General Care and Feeding of Codelines

    3. Nightly Builds

    4. Is Bug X Fixed in Codeline Y?

  9. Chapter 9 Release Codelines

    1. Creating a Release Codeline

    2. Working in a Release Codeline

    3. Integrating Changes into the Mainline

    4. Making a Release

    5. Distributing Releases

    6. Breaking the Rules

    7. Retiring a Release Codeline

    8. Task Branches and Patch Branches

  10. Chapter 10 Development Codelines

    1. Creating A Development Codeline

    2. Working in a Development Codeline

    3. Keeping a Development Codeline Up to Date

    4. Working with Third-Party Software

    5. Delivering Completed Development Work

    6. The Soft Codelines

  11. Chapter 11 Staging Streams and Web Content

    1. Staging Web Content

    2. Visual Content Development

    3. Bug Fixes and Staging Streams

    4. Major Web Development

  1. Appendix A Setting Up a Perforce Test Environment

    1. Setup

    2. Connecting to Other Servers

    3. Getting Help

  2. Appendix B Perforce Terminology and P4 Commands

  3. Appendix Bibliography

  4. Glossary

  5. About the Author

  6. Colophon