This chapter tells you how to install the Helix Command-Line Client
p4) and the Helix Versioning Engine (
p4d) on your computer.
Instructions vary by operating system.
On Unix and OS X
On UNIX and OS X, download the server and command line client binaries into the
Change into the download directory.
$ cd /usr/local/bin
Download the p4d and p4 executable files from the Perforce website.
- Make the server and client binaries executable, if they aren’t already.
$ chmod +x p4d $ chmod +x p4
To install the Helix server (
p4d) and Helix command-line client (
on Windows, download and run the Helix Windows installer
from the Downloads page of the Perforce web site:
The Helix installer walks you through the steps to install and uninstall the Helix server
p4d.exe), the Helix command-line client (
p4.exe), and other Helix Windows components.