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Traceroute to my IP address is slow while ping is fast [on hold]

When I have a connection to my network and I ping the IP address my machine is assigned, I get a fast response. However, when I do a traceroute to my IP address, the command takes around a minute to ...
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bash shellshock update causing script to behave differently [migrated]

This is one of the things that happened since we've updated our bash ( due to the Shellshock thing ) This is the code that I'm testing: #!/usr/bin/python2.4 import subprocess, os p = ...
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Visual build pro - Perforce integration and variable assignation

We use Visual build pro and we would like to get some variable from a perforce command. We have a step which is a perforce one, with the global options set up (Client and Port) and we would like to ...
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Migrating a Github repository with all the commit history to Perforce [closed]

The title is self explanatory, how can i migrate a github repository with commit history to Perforce. Thanks.
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Revision control of sensitive configuration files

Consider a file with user-read-only permissions, for example ... -r--------+ admin secrets.txt How can such a file be put under revision control, so that its contents remain secret, even from the ...
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Maximum packet length reached?

Clients are having issues connecting to perforce revision server I have set up for them to use. It appears that they have too many checked out/added files that need to be put into the system and they ...
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Compliance in DVCS administration at an enterprise context, what to expect from a transition from a CVCS (Perforce)?

I work in a big multinational company as a software engineer and I'm currently holding a very nice conversation with IT and other developers with regards to adopting a DVCS (Mercurial and/or Git). ...
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How do I unsubmit a previously committed Perforce change list?

I just submitted a Perforce (p4) changelist that I need to make a small modification to in order to correct a build. How do I unsubmit a recently submitted p4 changelist?
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How to set env variables and run multiple commands with PsExec?

How can I run multiple commands with PsExec, and how can I export environment variables? I can run two commands by doing the below, but when I try to export an environment variable the second command ...
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Perforce: File tampered with after resolve - edit or revert

I'm doing an integration in Perforce and am being met with the following: p4 integrate -1 -d -i -t -r -b my_branchspec //Foo/file.txt#6 - integrate from //Bar/file.txt#6 p4 resolve -am /Foo/file.txt ...
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How to log in as a user in p4

I have an issue where users are trying to log in to their perforce account using p4 (not p4v), but it seems to start at a default account without permissions. When they try to logout with p4 logout, ...
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Perforce License Problem

We are moving our Perforce server to a Linux virtual machine. I can get the new Perforce server to start up without a license. When I copy our existing license file to the new server, all I get is: ...
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p4 - I've got no such file or directory - when in reality it exists

I have installed p4 command line client on the server, and something strange happened. It exists, has executable rights, but I cannot execute it beacause I got message that it does not exists. I ...
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Perforce Restore From Multiple Checkpoint Files?

I am working with a very large (~11GB) checkpoint file and trying to do a -jr (journal restore) operation. About half way through the file, I'm hitting an entry which causes an error to occur. I'm ...
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Perforce Proxy Server: Caching selective files

I just set up a Perforce proxy server for work. I'm noticing the cache directory is filling up very quickly -- with files I know I will never need. For example, there is a 'sandbox' directory in the ...
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Not able to connect to perforce server outside of localhost

My setup is a Qwest PK5000 router with a Linksys router running Tomato. I have DMZ pointed towards my router. (The server is on the tomato router). I tried my applications that open up sockets and ...
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Can Perforce backup files?

From reading the Perforce docs it sounds like only changelists and version history can be backed up. Is it possible to get Perforce to create a backup of files too, so that in the event of loss, ...